Annika Holopainen is the seventh piece of the puzzle of the new Kutxabank Araski. The Finnish interior arrives in Vitoria-Gasteiz to reinforce the interior game of the Vitoria team. Holopainen comes to the Gasteiz project from Montbrison of the French Women’s League 2 where she has averaged 15.3 points and 4.8 rebounds per game.
The Finnish power forward (08/04/1993) will have her first experience in Spain with Kutxabank Araski. However, Annika Holopainen has extensive experience in Europe. Trained at Old Dominion University, Holopainen has played in Iceland, Poland, Germany and France. In addition, she Annika is one of the leading players in the Finnish team.
At 1.88 meters tall, Annika Holopainen will be one of the protagonists of Gasteiz painting, which also includes the presence of Agostina Burani. The Finn stands out for being a very versatile player capable of attacking the rim from the outside, posting in the zone and taking advantage of her success from the triple to unbalance rival defenses.