Baku, Azerbaijan, June 24
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
Azerbaijan's athlete Yana Alekseevna, competing in women's light (57-60 kg) event in boxing, advanced to the semifinals at the First European Games in Baku June 24.
In the quarterfinals, Alekseevna defeated Russia's Zinaida Dobrynina, 3:0.
The European Games that kicked off 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.
Edited by SI
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