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03 August 2017

The European Championships were officially closed in Baku – next time in Györ, Hungary

The Closing Ceremony of 2017 Baku European Championships was organized just right after the awarding ceremony. ESC Presidium member Wilhelm Grill thanked the Organising Committee of Baku, Competition Director Emin Jafarov and all volunteers.

“Emin and your staff and all volunteers together you have made such an excellent Championships. It is very difficult leave now while we have worked so long time together, we are friends and Azerbaijan people are so friendly and helpful, I can see always smiling friendly faces, even during a difficult situation. You have made a fantastic championship. I’ll thank you in the name of ESC for your hospitality, organizing these championships and doing it very high level. In the name of ESC I declare the European Championship in Baku officially closed”, said ESC Presidium Member Wilhelm Grill in his closing speech.

“I have not done this alone, I have had marvellous volunteers, and marvellous guests. We have done this together. Thank you for participating these championships and you are always welcome to Baku and Azerbaijan”, thanked Competition Manager Emin Jafarov in his speech.

ESC Presidium Member Wilhelm Grill awarded Emin Jafarov with ESC Honorary Medal for organising an excellent European Championships. After the speeches the ESC Flag was given to the next European Championship hosting country Hungary where the 10m Rifle, Pistol and Running Target European Championships will be organised. In the end The OC and ESC thanked and awarded volunteers.


 Thank you Baku, city of wind and fire!


Risto Aarrekivi