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First European Games in Baku - First Big Opportunity Missed?

So Baku is hosting the first European Games in 100 days and I've just seen CMAS's post on Facebook about finswimming being featured amongst other sports. I've checked, and water polo and diving are also going to be present so it got me thinking, how come underwater rugby and underwater hockey are not represented? Did the organisers refuse to host such an event? Did CMAS even try to have them featured? Both sports have true values, are originated from Europe, gaining popularity in 25-30 countries without any support, but having them featured and broadcasted at such an event would give them a real boost. Also, they are amazing to watch, so this could have been a real opportunity for the community to raise awareness and for Baku to show progressive approach. Such a shame we've missed it.


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