Nominative registration for Miss Valentine 2016 ended on Friday.
Around 1200 gymnasts from 38 countries are registered for the competition and altogether more than 1500 people will participate in the four-day event.
In Aesthetic Group Gymnastics (AGG) both World Champion Minetit (Finland) and the runner-up team Expressia (Russia) will participate in the IFAGG European Championships. Similarly, in junior category World Champion Victoria (Russia) and runner-up team Minetit Juniors (Finland) will pursue a medal on the first ever European Championships in AGG.
In Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship bronze medalist and 2013 World Champion in hoop exercise Ganna Rizatdinova (Ukraine) will participate in her Olympic season. Among the Olympians who will visit Tartu are also the national teams of Belarus and Ukraine in group exercise and Grace Legote (South Africa) as an individual gymnast. Additionally, Junior World Cup silver medallist Zhala Piriyeva (Azerbaijan) will participate in senior competition. From World Championship team medallists Arina Charopa (Belarus) and Viktoriia Mazur (Ukraine) are registered.
List of participating countries: AUS, AZE, BLR, BUL, CAN, CYP, CZE, DEN, ESP, EST, FRO, FIN, GBR, GER, GRE, HUN, IND, IRL, ISR, ITA, JPN, KAZ, KGZ, KOR, LAT, LTU, LUX, MEX, NOR, POL, PUR, ROU, RSA, RUS, SWE, UKR, USA, UZB.