More than two weeks in Baku hosted the first ever European games, which were attended by the athletes of Europe. Yesterday, June 28, we hosted the official closing ceremony of the European games.
Our athletes showed that they have an overwhelming advantage over athletes from other European countries, ahead of schedule won a resounding victory in the team championship. The Russians were on the podium 253 times, of them 79 times on the top step. Teams of Azerbaijan and great Britain, who took second and third places, have 21 and 19 gold medals.
It was planned that following European games will be held according to the Olympic cycle of four years in the Netherlands. However, recently the authorities have stated that due to the difficult economic situation, waive the games in their country. While the future of the European games is uncertain.