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Russia's Beach Soccer team settle in

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Big in Baku with Russia's Beach Soccer team

Go behind the scenes with the gold-medal favourites
Russia's Beach Soccer team gets to know the Athletes Village
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Every day the athletes will eat together at the Village
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Russian Beach Soccer goalkeeper Andrey Bukhlitskiy shows his kit
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Russian Beach Soccer goalkeeper Andrey Bukhlitskiy enjoys the view from his balcony
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Russian Beach Soccer team coach Mikhail Likhachev
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The Village has been home to about 6,000 athletes from across Europe
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Russian Beach Soccer players enjoy some tea
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The Russian Beach Soccer team at the Athletes Village
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Eating well is crucial for top-level athletes
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Of course there is plenty of healthy food in the Village
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We join the competition favourites as they get used to life in the Athletes Village

They might be most people's tip for gold medal success, but Russia’s Beach Soccer team took a little time out of their preparations to show the Big in Baku team around the European Games Athletes Village.

We go behind-the-scenes at the Baku 2015 hub, check out the views from their apartment and see exactly what goes down at dinner time in the enormous canteen that serves nearly 6,000 hungry athletes every day.

 

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