Baku, Azerbaijan, June 13
Gettyimages popular website has posted a photo session dedicated to the opening ceremony of the first European Games, which took place in Baku on June 12. The well-known British photographers took the pictures.
Baku 2015 is the first-ever European Games, an exciting and innovative multi-sport event for the continent. The games started on June 12 and will last till June 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.