Baku, May 4, AZERTAC
Young Azerbaijani athletes Denis Karchashkin and Orkhan Heydarli ranked second and third respectively in a triathlon test event at Bilgah ahead of the first European Games.
The women’s triathlon event will take place on 13 June, and the men’s event will take place the following day on 14 June. Each event will feature 65 competitors swimming, cycling and running against each. The winner of each event will also gain their NOC direct qualification for the triathlon event at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.