Okanagan gymnasts takes steps in Kamloops

OGC trampoline and tumbling athletes earn medals at trials and Canada Cup

Trampoline and tumbling athletes from the Okanagan Gymnastics Centre made their way to Kamloops last weekend for three key competitions.

The third trials for provincial level 3 and 4 B.C. athletes to Western Canada Cup were held, as well as third trials for national level athletes for the Canadian championships.

Senior athletes also competed in Canada Cup.

In the provincial level of competition, Isabel Gremmen was the top finisher for Okanagan Gymnastics Centre. She brought home two gold medals for her performances on the Level 3, 14 and under category on the trampoline.  She earned a second gold medal in the Level 2, 13 and under category on the double mini trampoline.

Jordan Macdonald also earned a gold medal for her performance in the Level 4 women’s trampoline event.

Ava Clark brought home two silver medals for her performances on the trampoline and double mini trampoline both in the Level 1, 13 and over category.

Kelly Dolgopol finished with two silver medals, as well.  Dolgopol earned her medals on the double mini trampoline and in the tumbling event.  She competed Level 2, 14 and over in both events.

Travis Towers finished with a silver medal in Level 1 trampoline and he also earned a bronze medal in the Level 1 tumbling event.

Jaylin Otteson also finished with one silver and one bronze.  She earned her silver on the Level 2, Under 13 double mini trampoline and the bronze medal in Level 1, Under 12 tumbling event.

The senior athletes competed in Canada Cup against the top athletes across the country.

Curtis Gerein finished with a silver medal in the senior trampoline after recently finishing in 3rd place at Canada Winter Games.  He also won silver in the synchronized trampoline event with his synchro partner.

Andrew Martin finished in 6th place in the senior men’s trampoline event.

 

Samantha Smith finished with a silver medal in the Women’s senior trampoline event.  Smith was recently recognized by Sport Kelowna as 2015 Sport Hero of the Year.

 

 

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