Albania to send 26 athletes to Baku 2015

Baku: Albania will send a total of 28 athletes to Baku 2015 including two with Olympic experience.

The Albanian athletes will compete in nine sports with the largest coming in Athletics, where Albania will have 15 competitors.

The Albanian team features two sportsmen who have been on the Olympic stage.

The 47-year-old shooter Arben Kucana competed in 10m Air Pistol and 50m Pistol at London 2012 while Adriatik Hoxha appeared in the Shot Put competition at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Another Albanian with international success is the runner Luiza Gega, who won a 1500m silver medal at the 2013 Mediterranean Games and a 1500m bronze medal at the 2013 Universiade.