Fastest swimmers to participate at first European Games in Baku
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 11
Swimming competitions attract the most attention among water sports at the first European Games Baku 2015, said the message on the website of the Games June 11.
Professional male and female swimmers will fight for gold medals at the competitions in speed underwater swimming, which will be held at the Center for water sports.
This sport became popular in the 1930s and will attract large audience's attention at the first European Games.
Competitions on this kind of sport will be held on June 27 during the European Games.
Baku 2015 is the first-ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent that will take place on June 12-28, 2015.
There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.
Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.
Edited by CN