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Gymnasts taste high level success

Local gymnasts are gearing up for a big weekend in Langley. - submitted
Local gymnasts are gearing up for a big weekend in Langley.
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Gymnasts from Glacier Gymnastics Club in Nelson competed at the Twisters Invitational in Abbotsford March 25 to 27. This is a high level competition that attracts top gymnasts and clubs, and is Glacier’s main lead up meet before heading to BC Championships.

Quinn Barron, 11, finished seventh in the Men’s Level 3 under 13 category. Barron earned gold medals on vault and high bar and a bronze on parallel bars.

In the Women’s Level 2 under 12 category Brynn Walsh, 10,  finished in fifth place with a bronze medal on vault. Victoria Lawrence-Jeffery, 10, received a bronze on beam. Ella Keelan, 11, earned a bronze medal on the floor in the Level 3 under-12 category.

Senna Moroney, 8, earned a silver medal on the floor in her first provincial level meet in the Level 1 under 10  category.

From April 8 to 10, a team of 16 gymnasts ranging from level 1 to level 4 head to Langley to compete in the BC Championships. This is the first year that the club’s Level 1 boys will be attending.

The Kootenay Zone Championships are being hosted in Nelson the following weekend on April 16 and 17. More than 150 gymnasts from the East and West Kootenays will be in town competing for top spot at the local zone level.

 

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