Baku First Impressions – 3 Hours In

I’ve posted this after my return from Azerbaijan, as I didn’t want any of the comments to lead to trouble while I was in the country.

I thought I would put down on paper my first impressions of Baku, Azerbaijan. Please bear in mind these are impressions after 2 hours of broken sleep on a plane and a broken night sleep the night before – so maybe this is what made them so exciting to me!

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Baku 2015 – 1st European Games

I’ve spent the last couple of weeks (from 10th to 29th June 2015) working for the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) as a statistician for the volleyball event at the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.  I’ve got plenty of photos and I’ll release some extra posts on my return.

I’ve been employed to drive live statistics on the CEV website for all the games in the tournament as part of a team of 4 statisticians.  Most days we’ve been doing 2 games per day and while I’ve seen a little of Baku, I’ve mostly seen the venue, our hotel and the bus ride between the two.

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