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Baku Higher Oil School students participated in Baku Marathon

          Students of Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) participated in Baku Marathon–2017 initiated by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and organized under the slogan “Win the wind”. The marathon covered a distance of 21 kilometers, starting at the Flag Square and finishing at Baku Olympic Stadium.


          More than 13 thousands prominent public and political figures, sportsmen, students and representatives of more than 60 major state organizations and companies operating in Azerbaijan were among the marathon runners. The participants also included representatives of foreign diplomatic missions, European Union’s office in Baku, British charitable organization United Aid for Azerbaijan, BP company in Azerbaijan, and citizens from US, Russia, Great Britain, Germany, Georgia, Turkey, Iran and other countries. The marathon aims to create a new culture in the sport history of Azerbaijan, assist the development of sport, and promote healthy lifestyle among young people.


          In total, 67 BHOS students participated Baku Marathon-2017.