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Athletes to compete for 11 sets of medals at European Games in Baku on Friday

June 19, 2015, 5:57 UTC+3 BAKU

Champions will be determined in Diving, Gymnastics Acrobatic, Gymnastics Rhythmic, Shooting, Table Tennis and Taekwondo

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German diver Helena Wassen

German diver Helena Wassen


BAKU, June 19. /TASS/. Eleven sets of medals will be at stake on Friday, the seventh competition day of the First European Games in Baku, with athletes competing in Archery, Beach Volleyball, Boxing, Diving, Gymnastics Acrobatic, Gymnastics Aerobic, Gymnastics Rhythmic, Shooting, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Trampoline, Volleyball and Water Polo.

Champions will be determined in Diving, Gymnastics Acrobatic, Gymnastics Rhythmic, Shooting, Table Tennis and Taekwondo.

The Individual All-Around Final in Gymnastics Rhythmic will start at 08:00 a.m.

At 08:00 a.m. and 10:50 a.m., Women's Group All-Around Final and Mixed Pair All-Around Final will begin in Gymnastics Acrobatic.

Final competitions in Shooting are scheduled for 09:45 a.m. and 15:00 (Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Finals and Men's Double Trap Finals).

In Table Tennis, Women's Singles Finals will begin at 14:30 and Men's Singles Finals at 17:00.

In Diving, Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard Final will start at 17:00 and Women's 1m Springboard Final at 18:25.

Taekwondo will see Women's +67kg Bronze Medal Finals at 19:15, Men's +80kg Bronze Medal Finals at 19:30, Women's +67kg Gold Medal Final at 20:15 and Men's +80kg Gold Medal Final at 20:30.

Russia’s women’s national volleyball team will start its Pool B match with the German team at 20:00.

The First European Games are held in the Azerbaijani capital Baku on June 12-28, with athletes competing for 253 sets of medals in 20 sports.

Competitions in 11 sports - archery, athletics, boxing, beach volleyball, wrestling, cycling, shooting, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo and triathlon - are also the qualifiers for athletes to reserve places in their national teams for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro.

The current competition in Baku is the inaugural edition of the European Games, which is the multi-sport event embracing athletes from the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Europe.

The Azerbaijani capital was awarded the historic right to be the first city hosting the European Games on December 8, 2012 at the 41st European Olympic Committee (EOC) General Assembly in Italy’s Rome. The European Games will be held every four years and the next international competition will take place in 2019.

A total of over 6,000 athletes from 50 European NOCs are competing at 18 competition venues located in four separate clusters of Baku. Five of the venues were built specially for the European Games and they are the National Gymnastics Arena, BMX Velopark, Baku Aquatics Centre, Baku Shooting Centre and Olympic Stadium.

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