Baku, Azerbaijan, June 19
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:
Azerbaijani boxer Tayfur Aliyev (56 kg weight category) took a lead over Romanian athlete Nicolae Andreiana in the 1/8 finals of the competition as part of the first European Games in Baku.
Aliyev was stronger than his opponent in all three rounds and reached the 1/4 final.
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.