Baku 2015 men’s mountain bike competition begins (Live)

Baku 2015 : EUROGAMES Materials 13 June 2015 16:06 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, June 13

By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:

Men's mountain bike (cross-country) competition has kicked off on June 13 as part of the Baku 2015 European Games.

The competition involves 45 athletes from 30 countries. Azerbaijan is represented at this event by Agshin Ismayilov and Orkhan Mammadov.

The 'Mountain Bike' track of the Baku Bike Park is the hosting ground for the tournament.

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.