Jukka Tikkanen: AGF cares about foreign gymnasts
The Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation takes care of gymnasts who come to tournaments and training camps from abroad, Finnish gymnast Jukka Tikkanen said, speaking with the correspondent of Vestnik Kavkaza after her performance with ribbon and clubs at the European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Baku.
“It is always great to come to Baku, AGF really cares about us when we come to training camps or tournaments. I have already been here many times in the training camps, and for the 4th time, I participate in the competitions here. Baku is like a native city for me, ”she admitted.
Baku is hosting the 35th Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships at the National Gymnastics Arena. Athletes from 35 countries are taking part in the championships. During the four-day championships, senior female gymnasts will perform in the individual program, while junior gymnasts will participate in the group exercise program. In total, the gymnasts will compete for 8 medal sets.