European Games closing ceremony held in Baku (PHOTO) (VIDEO)
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 28
The closing ceremony of the first European Games was held in Baku on June 28.
The ceremony was held at the Baku Olympic Stadium.
The closing ceremony was attended by the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, and Azerbaijan's First Lady, Chairperson of the Baku 2015 European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva.
The European Games kicked off in Baku June 12 and wrapped up on June 28. Baku 2015 First European Games hosted 20 sports - 16 Olympic 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.