2nd April 2008

Azeri Volleyball-Star Oksana Parkomenko shows strong support for the Baku bid

“Azerbaijan is located on the border of Asia and Europe. That is why our culture related both with the West and East. It has a very beautiful nature. Our people have an ancient history and traditions. We think that our country is the very suitable place where the Olympic Games can be held in 2016. We have many Olympic centers in our regions. Our people love sport. We will be very glad to be the host country for the Olympic Games.”
Oksana Parkomenko - was born at 28.07.1984 in Baku. She is the captain of the National Team of Azerbaijan. O. Parkhomenko was a winner of 2002 European Top Teams Cup. In 2005 she won the European Grand Prix Qualification Tournament, which has been held in Guba, Azerbaijan. Many times she became the champion of Azerbaijan. O. Parkomenko participated as a member of National Team in several of World and European Championships.