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Glacier Gymnastics wins 1st-place team title in Cranbrook

Glacier will now send 13 athletes to provincials
Glacier Gymnastics took part in the Cranbrook’s Key City Classic. Back row L-R: Tui Melville, Maren Port, Fallon Peel, Andara Allston, Juri Hirano, Quinn Ellis, Lily Tschan, Charlotte Robinson. Front: Fern Ellis, Evelyn Kelly, Zoe Tschan, Hailey Hauck, Aya Melville, Freja Campbell. Photo: Submitted

Forty four of Nelson’s gymnasts returned home from the Key City Classic in Cranbrook with the overall competition first-place team title.

The competition took place March 3 to 5, and is a bi-provincial competition attracting 250 participants from clubs in British Columbia and Alberta. The Glacier team also won 93 medals and seven first-place all-around titles.

The meet also serves as a qualifier for provincials. Thirteen gymnasts from Glacier will be attending the B.C. championships in Surrey, March 31 to April 2.

Glacier’s B.C. Championships team includes:

Canadian Competitive Level 6: Jeanne Troutet, Lillianna Mucha, Rebecka van Hellemond, Emerson Mandseth, Anika Denkovski, Penelope Dawson, Elsa Troutet and Lumay Plautz.

Canadian Competitive Level 7: Jersey Skolka, Molly Anderson and Eden Bellman.

Canadian Competitive Level 8: Anni van Hellemond, Anouk Prud’homme and Macy Loutit.