Baku 2015 opening ceremony photo shoot by The Washington Post (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 13
The Washington Post newspaper presented a photo shoot from the opening ceremony of the first-ever European Games held in Baku on June 12.
The photos were taken by the world-renowned photographers, who are currently in Baku to cover the European Games.
The European Games that kicked off in Baku June 12, will last till June 28.
There is 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.