KGTC athletes win big at provincial, national events

Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre athletes participated in recent provincial and national competitions.

Drew Kanigan was in action at the Canadian Artistic Gymnastics Championships, which wrapped up on May 27 in Ottawa.

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He placed sixth all-around and earned a bronze medal in parallel bars.

The Kamloops club was represented by 12 members at the Trampoline Gymnastics B.C. Championships, which wrapped up on June 2 in Port Moody.

Gavin Dodd won gold in trampoline and double-mini trampoline in the men’s junior division. Kristina Dodd won gold in women’s Level 6 tumbling and placed second in women’s double-mini in the women’s junior category.

Emma Guertin earned gold and Hannah Walker claimed silver in women’s trampoline competition. Guertin also had a sixth-place finish in tumbling, while Walker was fifth in double-mini.

Hermione Loehr and Graeme Cant enjoyed second- and third-place finishes in double-mini, respectively, and will compete for B.C. at the Trampoline Gymnastics Western Championships later this month in Saskatoon.

Auden Wozniak-Schlichter finished atop the podium in men’s Level 2 trampoline. Cheyenne Haywood-Farmer placed third overall in her division.

Teammates Linden Marshall and Genna Bruno both finished eighth in trampoline action in their respective divisions. Marshall also placed sixth in women’s tumbling and Bruno was fifth in double-mini.

Christine Strain placed fifth in tumbling and Anna McDonald was fifth in double-mini.

Gavin Dodd, Linden Marshall, Hermione Loehr, and Emma Guertin earned top honours in a team double-mini event.

Kristina Dodd, Christine Strain, Cheyenne Haywood-Farmer and Hermione Loehr were second in a team tumbling competition.

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