Baku 2015 - The First European Games, as the name suggests, were the first in the history of theEuropean continent. 17 days (12-28 June), athletes from 50 countries took part in competitions on 20 sports. A total of 253 medal ceremonies have been carried out. Not only in Europe but also all over the world talks about this significant event will remain in history for a long time.
Just as in the first European Games torch will be lit in Baku. Lit in the Temple Ateshgah torch will be taken to the country from Baku. This has already been decided. Patrick Hickey - President of the European Olympic Committee, said this in his speech: "Baku in the history of European Games forever will play an important role. The organizer of the continental scale games Azerbaijan will be the starting point for the next games. European Olympic Committee took this decision. "