Date: 7/21/2019 1:47 PM
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The Operations Committee of the XV European Youth Olympic Games discussed the latest preparations

The Operational Committee of the XV European Youth Olympic Games held a press conference on the latest preparations on July 21, 2019.

Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov, Vice President of the National Olympic Committee Chingiz Huseynzade, President of the European Olympic Committees Janes Kochyanicz and the Head of the European Olympic Committees Coordination Commission Corce Visacchi attended the press conference.

According to minister Rahimov, 122 athletes will represent Azerbaijan in 10 types of sports - gymnastics, athletics, basketball, cycling, handball, judo, swimming, tennis, volleyball and wrestling.

President of the European Olympic Committees Janes Kochyanicz expressed his satisfaction with his visit to Baku and said he was convinced that the Youth Sports Festival would be held at a high level.

At the press conference, the reporters were informed about the results of the preparatory work. The members of the media were introduced with the general statistics.

It was also reported that all the athletes participating in the XV European Youth Olympic Games were placed in the Athletes Village in Baku.