Glacier Gymnastics Club team members (L-R) Rebecca Benner

Medal haul for Nelson gymnasts

Glacier Gymnastics athletes returned from the Twisters’ Invitational competition last month with medals and great results.

Glacier Gymnastics athletes returned from the Twisters’ Invitational competition in Abbotsford late last month with medals and great results.

Nelson’s Chultim O’Neill dominated the Ladies P2 Open category with gold medals in valut, bars, beam floor and all around. Close behind O’Neill was Rebecca Benner who took silver in vault, beam, floor and all around. Benner added a bronze in bars.

Other medals included a silver Alexis Dyck in Ladies P1 Agro beam, bronze for Kylee Dyck in Ladies P2 Novice floor and a gold (beam) and bronze (floor) for Ella Keelan in Ladies P3 Novice.

On the boys side of the event it was a medal haul for Noah Daigle, River Murphy and Christopher Lawrence-Jeffery in the Mens’ Level 1 category.

Daigle took home gold in floor, pommel horse, rings, vault, horizontal bars and added a bronze in parallel bars to earn an all around silver. Murphy grabbed told in floor, pommel horse, vault and horizontal bar while adding silver in rings, bronze in parallel bars and an all around silver. Lawrence-Jeffery earned gold in floor and vault, silver in pommel horse, rings, horizontal bar, all around, and bronze in parallel bars.

In the Mens’ Level 3 category Quinn Barron brought home a silver in vault.

The boys and girls next big event will be the provincial championships which take place in Vancouver on April 13 to 15.


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