British fan says Azerbaijan organized first European Games at high level
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 15
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
Azerbaijan has organized the first European Games at a high level, British fan Caroline Todd said.
She said that this is her second visit to Baku.
"I came to Baku with my little daughter," she told Trend June 15. "As a birthday present, my brother bought a ticket for me to watch the first European Games."
The tourist said she had bought the tickets for the competitions in boxing, gymnastics and synchronized swimming as part of the European Games.
"I will have a nice time in Azerbaijan," she said. "The European Games are very interesting. Azerbaijan has organized everything on the highest level. I like Baku. There is wonderful landscape and climate. People are friendly and hospitable here."
She said that she also visited the districts of Azerbaijan, including Gobustan.
"I liked the mountains of Gobustan," she said. "Azerbaijan has beautiful nature, climate, and delicious food."
The European Games kicked off in Baku June 12 and 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 CN