From 17 to 20 October, the Portuguese Gymnastics Federation will organise the 12th edition of the TeamGym Europeans in the Multiusos of Odivelas, close to the capital Lisbon. The participating National Federations had until yesterday to name their teams. In the junior competition 14 countries will be represented and in the senior competition 15.
In the men’s team category 71 gymnasts will compete, representing 6 NFs. In the women’s team 119 gymnasts from 10 countries are registered while the mixed team’s are the most popular: 129 gymnasts from 11 countries.
Some big names include Denmark’s Kristoffer Hayes, Kristoffer Kruger, Mikkel Schertz Andersen, Iceland’s Kolbrun Thorradottir and Valgerdur Sigfinnsdottir, Sweden’s Lucas Bodin, Julia Pettersen and Ellinor Sjoeberg. Former star gymnast Jacke Melin will serve as a coach for Sweden.
In the junior competition, the women’s teams and the mixed teams are most numerous: 10 countries will be represented in both categories, good for 120 and 118 gymnasts respectively. In the men’s teams we’ll see 57 gymnasts compete for 5 federations.
Find the full list here!
Extra tickets for the sold-out senior finals go on sale on Thursday 20 September at 9am. Check out https://www.teamgym2018.com/ for more information!