Sunday, May 27, 2012

Canadian Championships 2012

The Oakville Gymnastics Club Tumblers did their best to represent the OGC and the province of Ontario.  With Ben Senior capturing our only medal, a bronze in the Novice 15 and over men's tumbling category, we were still please with our finishes.  Most of our group were in their first season in higher categories and the competition was strong.  

Overall scores were as follows:

Youth Women
Dezember Treleaven Prelim 56.6 Final 54.8 Total 111.4
Savannah Wepf Prelim 51.7 Final 59.3 Total 111.0

Novice 15+ Men
Jack McGarr Prelim 55.6 Final 58.2 Total 113.8
Ben Senior Prelim 55.5 Final 59.0 Total 114.5

Senior Men
Michael Chaves Prelim 65.4 Final 64.2 Total 129.6

Savannah Wepf, Jack McGarr, Ben Senior and Michael Chaves all achieved the qualification standards to attend the 2012 Indo Pacific Championships to take place in Sydney, Australia this coming October but we will have to wait to receive the official team invitations after the Canada Cup competition set for mid July in Langley, BC.

OGC Tumblers Jack McGarr, Savannah Wepf, Dezember Treleaven and Ben Senior 

A little bit of acro.

The Novice 15+ Men's finals tumblers.

Novice 15+ Men's Tumblers results.  Ben Senior bronze medal.  Jack McGarr 5th.

Ben Senior with his bronze medal.  The OGC's only tumbling medal at this nationals.  Way to go Ben.

The Senior and Youth Women's tumblers lined up and ready to compete for the finals.

Youth Women's Tumbling final awards: Dezember Trelevan 4th and Savannah Wepf 5th

Michael Chaves competed in the Senior Men's category for the first time at a Canadian Championships and landed just outstide the medals falling behind the heavy weights Jon Schwager (AB), Vincent Lavoie (QC) and Junior Charpentier-Leclerc (QC).  Michael has his sight set to perform bigger skills at the Canada Cup in July.  Way to go Michael on your strong finish at the 2012 Canadian Tumbling Championships.

Senior Men's tumbling final.  Michael Chaves 4th in Canada in his first year as a Senior Tumbler.

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