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Shooting competitions started as part of Baku’s first European Games

Baku 2015 : EUROGAMES Materials 16 June 2015 10:00 (UTC +04:00)
The trap and air rifle shooting competitions among men started in Baku June 16.
Shooting competitions started as part of Baku’s first European Games

Baku, Azerbaijan, June 16

By Azad Hasanli - Trend:

The trap and air rifle shooting competitions among men started in Baku June 16.

Azerbaijan is participating only in the trapshooting competition. Alimirza Guliyev and Elvin Ismayilov are representing the country.

Azerbaijani athlete Alina Rafikhanova will also compete in the trapshooting competition among women June 16.

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.

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