"Azerbaijan Shooting Federation is very active. They held the World Cup last year. And now the World Championship is being held in Baku. More than a hundred countries participate in this competition. It’s a big race. It is the last World Championship before the Olympics. Of course, the strongest athletes are here. We managed to win the first medal today. We still have hope, we have a chance. The championship will continue until the end of the month. We hope that the number of medals will increase."
The Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan, Farid Gayibov, said this in his statement to Idman.biz reporter while talking about the World Shooting Championship held in Baku.
"I congratulate and thank the Federation for organizing such a competition at a high level," the minister added.