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Team GB's Katherine Driscoll impressed by level of competition at European Games

Katherine Driscoll tells Sports Mole that the level of competition at the European Games in Baku is high despite doubts over the event.

Team GB trampolinist Katherine Driscoll has revealed to Sports Mole that she is impressed by the strength of competition at the European Games in Baku.

Two confident routines on Wednesday have guided the 29-year-old into the individual women's final later this week.

Despite doubts over the general level of athletes taking part in the Azerbaijani capital, Driscoll believes that she will need to work hard if she wants to return to Britain with a medal.

"Some of the biggest names in the world aren't here - they're from Canada and China - but it's still a pretty strong field," the seven-time World Championship medallist said. "The Russians are definitely going to be strong, I think."

Driscoll has been taking part in the European Games alongside Team GB teammates Laura Gallagher and Luke Strong.

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Katherine Driscoll of Great Britain competes in the trampoline event at the Baku European Games on June 17, 2015
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Tuesday's key events

· Team GB trio Vicky Holland, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth all have realistic medal hopes in the women's event (10.30pm-1am)

· After an impressive opening day, Great Britain play their final group game against a Fiji side level with them at the top of the pool, but also yet to hit their brilliant best (1.30am)

· After disappointment for friend and housemate Jade Jones, Bianca Walkden will go for gold in the women's +67kg category (2am-2.30pm)
· Mahama Cho is another medal contender for Team GB in the men's +80kg class (2am-2.30pm)

· Team GB's Duncan Scott has the chance to claim his first individual Olympic medal in the men's 200m freestyle final. Teammate Tom Dean is also involved. (2.43am)
· Kathleen Dawson is the Team GB representative in the women's 100m backstroke final (2.51am)

· Eden Cheng and Lois Toulson will look to emulate Tom Daley and Matty Lee's success in the women's 10m synchro final (7am-8am)

· Three-time Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin is part of a Team GB team going for gold in the dressage team Grand Prix final (9.30am)

· Superstar Simone Biles leads the United States side in the women's team final (11.45am-2.10pm)

· Team GB's women's team play their final group game, taking on Canada with qualification for the knockout rounds already secured (12pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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