Female executive named CEO of Baku 2020 bid
A female Olympic executive will lead Baku’s bid for the 2020
Konul Nurullayeva has been chosen as the CEO of the bid from the
energy-rich former Soviet republic.
Nurullayeva heads an international relations department at
Azerbaijan’s National Olympic Committee and is secretary general of
several national sports federations.
She says her goal will be ”to bring the joys and passions of
the world’s greatest sporting event to the Caucasus for the first
Azerbaijan’s Minister for Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov calls
Nurullayeva a ”great example and inspiration to the young people
Baku is competing against Doha, Qatar; Istanbul, Turkey; Madrid;
Rome; and Tokyo. The IOC will select the host city in Sept.