From the 5th to 28th of May, the 7th “Zirve Children’s Games”, dedicated to the 96th anniversary of National Leader Heydar Aliyev, held in the AAAF Park Residential, Recreation and Entertainment Complexes located in Khirdalan and Astara, ended. In the competitions, attended by more than 4000 athletes from 12 nations in 27 sport types, the last competitors have been the beach football players.
Ten teams representing the capital and region competed within 2 days in the specially built beach football ground in AAAF Park, Astara. Interesting encounters, unexpected results added color to the competitions. Both the teams were distinguished by excellent games, and also showed the importance of Zirve Games.
The bronze medal was grabbed by “Khirdalan-Zirve” at the football tournament accompanied by high organizing. In final, “Lankaran-Zirve” and “Khazar-Lankaran” faced. In conclusion, “Khazar Lankaran” became the champion of these Zirve Games.
The winners were awarded the medals, diplomas and memorial gifts.
The Games, organized by the “Zirve” International Sport Clubs, are becoming a great tradition. The object of the “Zirve Games” is the preservation of the heritage of genius leader, to bring his work to our future generations, at the same time, propagation and development of sport types, strengthen friendly relations between athletes and coaches, improvement of athletes’ skill levels, perfection of competition practices and evaluation of the work done by coaches.
In this year’s competitions, athletes competed in weightlifting, equestrian, shooting, basketball, boxing, judo, football and beach football, artistic and sporting gymnastics, wrestling (free-style, Greco-Roman), karate, carting, kickboxing, fencing, archery, powerlifting, chess, taekwondo, tennis and table-tennis, swimming, beach volleyball and volleyball, badminton and athletics.