Floorplan for Synchronised "Artistic" Swimming in Tampere


The SYNCHRO competition will be held at the Tampere Swimming Centre. The centre has staged earlier the European Youth Olympics in 2013 and the European Junior Championships in 2010.

Synchro management and organization staff:

General Manager: Mr. Rolf Mikkola,, phone:+358 50 5555 505
Competition Manager: Mrs. Maiju Ojala,, phone:+358 40 084 0816
Assistant: Mrs. Kirsi Yrjölä,, phone: +358 40 6883 107
Competition Control: Microplus
Communication: Mrs. Anne Tuuli,
Management team: Mr. Jari Räikkönen, Mrs. Kati Kukkonen, Mrs. Nina Kaarlenkaski, Mrs. Tuula Paavola
Transport: Mrs. Kati Kukkonen

Airport information:
There is an international airport in Tampere. Tampere airport is officially called Tampere-Pirkkala Airport. In case you fly to Helsinki internation airport, there is a possibility to book a private coach for your team. Price for a private coach from Helsinki airport to your hotel in Tampere is 450€ / one way. If you wish to book it, please send an email to 

There is also a public transportation from Helsinki Airport to Tampere with one change, please ask more details from EJC 2018 Office (

Tampere trusts in experience

On behalf of the organizing committee it is my pleasure to extend my warmest welcome to everyone for the LEN European Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships in Tampere 2018.

Sports culture and especially high level international competition arrangements in Finland have been acknowledged high quality all over the world of sports.

Excellence can be expected in 2018 as our main partner – Ligue Europeenne de Natation (LEN) is known as the most dependable good competition provider. We can easily trust in LEN’s solid and sound experience.

Tampere city is famous for hosting various international junior sports events in recent years.

For example Tampere organized the Youth Olympic Festival in 2011, European Junior Athletic Championships in 2012 and the European Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships in 2010.

The LEN Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships arrangements in Tampere are progressing as scheduled.

We all organizers work methodically and in good spirits. Our staff and volunteers carry their duties with enthusiasm.

A pleasant atmosphere will guarantee all the prerequisites and elements that create a unique atmosphere for a delightful sports event.

We hope that our young competitors who attend the event will get inspired from the performances and the Championships on the whole to achieve even greater personal goals for themselves in the future.  

We express our most heartfelt gratitude to the authorities and leaders of Tampere, whose visions, support and encouragement make this kind of sports events possible.

Special thanks go to the volunteer workers of Tampere Swimming Foundation who have already made remarkable inputs to create a memorable competition.

We are grateful for LEN being kind enough to confer us their support and faith in our commitment to arrange these Championships.

We wish each and every one of the participants all the best for a successful event and memorable stay at the beautiful city of Tampere. We hope you enjoy your time in Finland.    

Welcome to Tampere

Jari Räikkönen

Chairman of the Organizing Committee of LEN European Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships 2018 in Tampere