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After the immense success of Baku 2015 European Games, the 2nd European Games are all set to start from Friday, June 21 till Sunday, June 30 2019 in Minsk, Belarus.

The event will be hosting 50 nations, 4000 athletes and 15 types of sports.

50 Nations 4000 athletes 15 sports

The event comprises of 15 sports, 9 of which will provide Olympic qualifications for Tokyo 2020 – ranging from Archery to Wrestling.

 

Broadcasting Channels

For the Baku 2015 European Games, the International Sport Broadcasting (ISB) signed a 5 year deal for the official rights of distributing the live feed to all parts of the world.

ISB plans to broadcast the sporting event in 117 different countries. However, the channels will be restricted in a few regions.

But with a VPN by your side, you will be able to unblock and watch European Games 2 through their live telecast or live streaming.

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Sports to be played in European Games 2019

As we have mentioned above, European Games 2 will feature only 15 sports, 8 of which will be Olympic sports.

By this time, you will already be wondering what all this hype is about. As it turns out, European Games 2 will play an extremely important role in Olympic qualifications for Tokyo 2020.

8 of the sports will provide a direct qualification chance to the athletes in next year’s Olympic Games.

Final selection for Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Cycling, Judo, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Triathlon, Volleyball and Wrestling will be decided once the European Games 2 end.

Here’s a list of all the sports taking place in the European games 2:

  1. Athletics
  2. Archery
  3. Badminton
  4. 3×3 Basketball
  5. Beach Soccer
  6. Boxing
  7. Canoe Sprint
  8. Cycling
  9. Gymnastics
  10. Judo
  11. Karate
  12. Sambo
  13. Shooting
  14. Table Tennis
  15. Wrestling

 

Nations Participating in European Games 2

As the name indicates, athletes from European region will be participating in the event.

To make it more convenient and easy for you, we have listed down the top ten countries that are participating in the 2019 European Games.

  1.  Albania
  2.  Andorra
  3.  Armenia
  4.  Austria
  5.  Azerbaijan
  6.  Belarus (host)
  7.  Belgium
  8.  Bosnia and Herzegovina
  9.  Bulgaria
  10.  Croatia

 

 

Conclusion

The history that was created back in 2015 with the European Games at Baku, creates intense hype for the upcoming event.

The European Games 2015 marked the birth of a new sporting event that shall be played every four years.

Get behind your favorite athlete, team or nation and support them by watching European Games live on your TVs and gadgets.

In case you are wondering how to live stream it, get a VPN service and unblock the channels that are restricted in your region