meeting has been held with the Azerbaijani athletes, who won the First European Games, their coaches, representatives of Azerbaijan`s sports community and foreign partners, who contributed to the organization of the Games.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife, chairperson of the Baku 2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva and family members attended the ceremony.
First a footage highlighting the opening and closing ceremonies of the First European Games, the most memorable moments of the competitions, as well as performance of the Azerbaijani athletes was demonstrated.
The head of state made a speech at the event.
Then the award ceremony was held.
Addressing the event, Chief Operating Officer of the Baku European Games Operations Committee (BEGOC) Simon Clegg, Azerbaijan`s Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov thanked the head of state for his active support for the excellent organization of the Games.