French newspaper dedicates article to closing of European Games

French newspaper dedicates article to closing of European Games
# 29 June 2015 10:38 (UTC +04:00)

The article says that after organizing these Games Baku now has the capacity to host other major sports events.

“The organizing was excellent. Baku showed great prowess by constructing an Olympic stadium with 66,000 seats in two years and a half. 12,000 volunteers have demonstrated high professionalism during the Games. A line had been drawn on highways for only accredited cars”.

The article also includes opinions of Patrick Hickey, the president of the European Olympic Committees, who is quoted to have said the Games are held successfully and that Azerbaijan is aiming to host the Olympic Games.

It also mentions that Azerbaijan will host Formula-1 race in 2016, the Islamic Games in 2017, and the European Football Championship in 2020.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian portal sport.bigmir.net has published a photo gallery of the closing ceremony of the European Games. The article, which is headlined “Farewell, Baku! Splendid photos from the closing ceremony”, says the organizers used 10,000 pyrotechnic means during the ceremony.

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