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Result: First gold of Baku 2015 for Spain in men's kata

Spain win their first gold medal of the inaugural European Games courtesy of Damian Hugo Quintero's exploits in the men's kata in Baku.

Damian Hugo Quintero has claimed gold in the men's kata to get Spain off the mark at the inaugural European Games.

The 30-year-old resoundingly beat Italy's Mattia Busato 5-0 in the gold-medal final to earn his country's first success in Baku.

Turkey's Mehmet Yakan got the better of Frenchman Minn Dack to claim bronze, meanwhile, securing a 4-1 triumph in that bout at Crystal Hall.

Quintero also came out on top in last year's World Championships.

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Saturday's key events


ROWING
· Two-time Olympic gold medallist and comeback queen Helen Glover teams up with Polly Swan in the heats of the women's pair (12.30am-4.30am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Two-time Rio gold medallist Max Whitlock leads Team GB's charge in the men's qualification, while Rhys McClenaghan flies the flag for Ireland (2am-2pm)

SHOOTING
· The first gold medal of the Games will be awarded in the Air Rifle women's final (from 2.45am)

CYCLING
· The men's road race should be a wide-open thriller, with Team GB among those going for gold (3am-10am)

TENNIS
· Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka are among the names in action on the opening day of tennis (from 3am)

SWIMMING
· Adam Peaty and many others get their Olympics campaigns underway on the opening day of swimming (11am-12.50pm)

FOOTBALL
· Team GB's women try to make it two wins from two against hosts Japan (11.30am)
· Netherlands and Brazil, who scored 15 goals between them on matchday one, face off (12pm)
· World champions USA look to bounce back from a shock opening defeat against New Zealand (12.30pm)

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