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Thousands of athletes gathered in Baku (For European Olympic Festival)

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The 15th European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF Baku 2019) has started in Baku today.

The games began with wrestling and tennis competitions, held respectively at the Heydar Aliyev Sports Palace and the Tennis Academy.

Tonight will be the opening ceremony of the EYOF. It will be held at the Crystal Hall.

In total, the event involves athletes from 48 European countries. They will compete for 135 sets of medals. In addition to wrestling and tennis, spectators are expected to compete in gymnastics, athletics, basketball, cycling, handball, judo, swimming and volleyball.

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