Photo exhibition to revive great moments of Baku 2017

11 July 2017 12:23 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

A photo exhibition dedicated to the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games will open at Baku Museum Center on July 11.

Entitled "IV Islamic Solidarity Games through the eyes of Azerbaijani photographers", the exhibition will feature 200 works by 52 photographers, Trend Life reported.

The event is organized jointly by Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Youth and Sport and the Azerbaijan Photographers Union.

The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games was held on May 12-22 in Azerbaijan’s capital.

Athletes from Islamic countries around the world represented their nations over 10 days of competition across 20 different sports.

Azerbaijan took the lead in medal standings at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku.

The national athletes won 75 gold, 50 silver and 37 bronze medals. Turkey ranked second with 71 gold medals, 67 silver and 57 bronze medals. Iran ranked third with 39 gold, 26 silver and 33 bronze medals.

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