Baku 2015 European Games to be presented in UK

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Baku, April 27, AZERTAC

A ceremony will be held in London to present Baku 2015 European Games.

The event will hear speeches by Baku 2015 European Games Chief Executive Office, Minister of Sport and Youth of Azerbaijan Azad Rahimov, president of the European Olympic Committees Patrick Hickey, chairman of the British Olympic Association Lord Sebastian Coe.

The guests will view an exhibition highlighting Azerbaijan`s history and culture.

The event then will feature demonstration of a film about preparations for Baku-2015.

Baku was awarded the Games by the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in December 2012. The Baku European Games Operations Committee (BEGOC) will organise and run the Games in co-operation with the EOC.

There will be a total of 20 sports at Baku 2015: 16 Olympic sports and four non-Olympic sports. More than 6,000 athletes from across Europe will be representing their nations over 17 days of competition.

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