Baku can host Olympic Games – Int’l Judo Federation
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 26
By Ilkin Izzet - Trend:
Taking into account the successful organization of the First European Games, Baku can host the Olympic Games, President of the International Judo Federation (IJF) Marius Vizer told reporters June 26.
Everything has been organized at a high level, he said, adding that the European Games are being held for the first time and will be remembered forever.
Vizer added that the judo competitions have also been organized at a high level.
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