Baku 2015: Azerbaijan grabs gold in boxing (VIDEO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 27
Azerbaijani athlete Albert Salimov (weight category up to 60 kilograms) gained a victory over Italian athlete Sofiane Oumiha in the final of the boxing competitions and won a gold medal as part of the European Games in Baku June 27.
The European Games kicked off in Baku June 12 and 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.