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EOC mourns loss of Azerbaijan Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov

1 May 2021

Azerbaijan’s Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov passed away yesterday night in New York due to a severe illness.

Rahimov, aged 56, was a key figure in the launching of the first European Games in Baku in 2015.

The Olympic family of Europe sends its sincerest condolences to his family and the NOC of Azerbaijan.