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In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way

Athletes will compete in 21 sports, across 270 medal events, over 10 days of performances

In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
Fireworks are set off as the Azerabaijan flag is raised during the Opening Ceremony of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
The Bahrain team team enter the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
The Iraq team enter the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
The Oman team enter the stadium during the Opening Ceremony of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
Dancers perform on stage during the Opening Ceremony of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Olympic Stadium in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
Ibrahim Colak of Turkey competes in the Mens Parallel Bars Qualification during day two of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
Anastasiya Serdyukova of Uzbekistan competes in the Womens Ribbon Qualification during day two of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
Ilaha Gasimova of Azerbaijan and Yassmin Attia of Egypt competes with in the Women's Karate Kumite -55 kg gold medal match during day two of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at Baku Sports Hall in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
Salaiman Hamad of Saudi Arabia and Hoshgeldi Danatarev of Turkmenistan compete in the Men's Judo -66kg event during day two of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Gamesat Heydar Aliyev Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
Saman Madani of Iran competes in the Mens Rings Qualification during day two of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
Agung Akbar of Indonesia competes in the Mens Floor Exercise Qualification during day two of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the National Gymnastics Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)
In pictures: Islamic Solidarity Games competition gets under way
Dilara Lokmanhekim of Turkey and Ester Ewala Bondime of Gabon compete in the Women's Judo -52 kg semi final during day two of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Gamesat Heydar Aliyev Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Getty Images)