Mingachevir, May 22, AZERTAC
The flame of the Baku 2015 First European Games was welcomed to Mingachevir by hundreds of local residents.
At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the region, the flame was accepted by sambo wrestler Ayaz Umudaliyev. Ten torchbearers then started their route and carried the flame into Heydar Aliyev Square to the sound of wild applause.
Rower Khagani Mikayilov lit the flame of the European Games. The flame was then transferred to a commemorative lamp that will remain lit in Heydar Aliyev Center until the end of the Games.
The event featured demonstration of a footage highlighting a ceremony to light the flame of the Baku 2015 First European Games in Ateshgah temple.