Gymnastics Academy sent three athletes to the Eastern Cana-dian
Championships in P.E.I. earlier this month and the three
young ladies returned home with three medals including a
gold medal in the Aspire 1 Division.
to r) Annika Magneron, Stacey Lelei and Adelyn Hiscocks
recently competed Eastern Canadian Gymnastic Championships
in Summerside, P.E.I. where they won a total of 13 medals,
including six of the golden variety. FILE PHOTO
girl was Annika Magneron, 11, who won gold medals on the
uneven bars and floor, as a well as a silver on vault, on
her way to winning the all around gold medal.
Hiscocks, 10, won the gold medal on vault and was consistent
enough on the other apparatus to join her TRYumph teammate
on the podium in third place. Although she placed third
in the Aspire 1 division, she finished first among the competitors
her own age.
TRYumph gymnast who competed oin P.E.I was Stacey Lelei,
14, who placed second in the all around competition in the
Level 7 Novice division. The vaulting specialist took the
gold medal on the apparatus with an out-standing score of
9.833. She also placed second on floor and beam.
Achilles’ heel turned out to be the uneven bars where she
placed eighth. Still, she added four medals to the girls’
total haul of 10 individual medals – five gold, four silver
and a bronze. They also won a gold medal as members of Team
Ontario which won the overall competition.
a terrific result for the Academy which opened less than
a year ago.
and head coach Alina Florea is justifiably proud of her
did very well. The competition was extremely high and they
rose to the challenge,” said Florea.
story was made possible thanks to the generous support of
our local business partners.)