Baku 2015: Azerbaijani boxer in finals
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 26
By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:
Azerbaijani athlete Parviz Baghirov, competing in the men's 69 kg boxing at the Baku 2015 European Games, has reached the event's finals.
In the semifinals he defeated Josh Kelly from Great Britain, and will in the final match face Russia's Alexander Besputin.
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.