Ukrainian citizen wins Baku Marathon-2018

Ukrainian citizen Igor Olefirenko has become the winner of the Baku Marathon-2018 held under the auspices of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.

It took him 1 hour, six minutes to cover a distance of 21 kilometers, starting at the national Flag Square and finishing at Baku Olympic Stadium.

The marathon aims to develop sport industry, create investment opportunities through attracting potential investors for raising additional funding, promote healthy lifestyle, and attract tourists.

The funds to be raised by the marathon will be spent to fund the Heydar Aliyev Foundations project to help children deprived of parental care.