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220-230 Ukrainian athletes may be qualified for the 1st European Games

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Kiev, March 12, AZERTAC

100 days left until the Opening Ceremony of the inaugural European Games will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Games will be held in Azerbaijani capital city between June 12 and 28.

The qualifying process is underway now in all participating ocuntries.

Some 220 Ukrainian athletes succeeded in qualifying in no less than 15 sports. The Ukrainian team is expected to extend up to over 220-230 athletes to appear almost in all sports at the Games.

Baku-2015 will make history as the first ever European Games.

20 sports are included to make the list of 16 Olympic and 4 non-Olympic events.

Over 6 000 athletes from all around Europe will compete in a far reaching 17-day-long event.

11 sports will face the 1st European Games as a part of their Qualification System for the Summer Olympics-2106 in Rio.

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