'Azerbaijani flag to be raised in Rio Olympic village on August 3’

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Baku, July 25, AZERTAC

"Azerbaijani Olympic team will leave for Rio de Janeiro on August 1," Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov has told a press conference.

"Azerbaijani team will arrive in Brazil in the morning of August 2 at 09:30 after A 14-hour flight. A day after, a welcoming ceremony of the Azerbaijani athletes as well as the tricolor flag raising ceremony will be held in the Olympic village," the Minister said.

"Our team includes a large squad. Azerbaijan will be represented by 56 athletes at the Olympic Games," Rahimov added.

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