Opening ceremony of first European Games was very impressive - German guest
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 19
By Jamilya Aliyeva - Trend:
The opening ceremony of the first European Games was very impressive, a guest from Germany told Trend.
He said that Baku is a very warm and hospitable city.
"There are very friendly people here, the cuisine is excellent," the guest said.
He went on to add that perfect conditions have been created for the athletes, beautiful sports facilities built. "One can congratulate Azerbaijan with such success!" he said.
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 came to Baku to represent their nations over 17 days of competition. Baku was awarded the games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012.