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Baku-Tbilisi Ultra Marathon finished in Georgian capital


The Baku-Tbilisi Ultra Marathon, commemorating national leader Heydar Aliyev, was finished in Tbilisi, Georgia on May 10, AzerTAC reports.

The Ultra Marathon was co-organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Youth and Sports, the country’s Embassy in Georgia with support of the Regional Development Public Association of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.

It covered a distance of 544 kilometers, starting at the national Flag Square in Baku and finishing in the Heydar Aliyev Park in Tbilisi.

The marathon runner Yadigar Huseynov was welcomed by Azerbaijani Ambassador to Georgia Dursun Hasanov, embassy employees and members of general public.

In his interview to journalists, Huseynov said that the marathon aims to promote Heydar Aliyev's personality.

The Ultra Marathon contributes to strengthening of friendly and brotherly relations between Azerbaijan and Georgia.

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