Azerbaijan’s First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva awards gymnastics winners of Baku 2015 (PHOTO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 18
Azerbaijan's First Lady, the Chairperson of the Baku 2015 European Games Organizing Committee, the President of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation Mehriban Aliyeva took part on June 18 in the ceremony of awarding the winners of the men's individual all-around artistic gymnastics event at the Baku 2015.
The event's gold medal was won by the Ukrainian athlete Oleg Verniaiev.
The Azerbaijani gymnast Oleg Stepko grabbed the silver medal, while the Russian athlete Nikita Ignatyev won the bronze medal.
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.