Baku 2015: Azerbaijan grabs bronze medal in triathlon
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 14
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
Men's triathlon events at the First European Games in Baku have ended.
Azerbaijani athlete Rostislav Pevtsov won a bronze medal (1:49:04).
The UK athlete Gordon Benson grabbed the gold medal (1:48:31), while the silver medal was won by Portuguese representative Joao Silva (1:48:42).
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.
Edited by SI
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