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.