Baku, Azerbaijan, June 24
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:
Azerbaijani female boxer Anna Alimardanova advanced to the semifinals of the women's bantam (51-54 kilograms) as part of the first European Games in Baku.
Alimardanova gained a victory over Bulgarian athlete Stanimira Petrova with a score of 3: 0 in 1/4 final.
The European Games kicked off in Baku June 12 and will last till June 28. There are 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.