This year City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy sent 13 boys to the Pipers Vale Challenge & Cup Competition in Ipswich.

The coaches and the squad travelled down on Friday with the competition being held on Saturday & Sunday.

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With 341 competitors performing 2046 routines over the 2 days it was our biggest Pipers Vale competition do date.

 

First to compete was our over 6 /under 8 gymnasts, and for Luca, Elliot & Jake this was there first competition representing the club competing against 64 gymnasts.. Elliot finished 41st with a score of 60.40, Jake finished 39th with a score of 60.45. I was another close contest between Luca who finished 18th with a total score of 65.20 & Dylan who finished 17th with a total score of 65.40.

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The second round of competition was the under 9s and once again this was Koby & Fin’s first competition representing the club. This age category seen 70 boys compete with Tyler finishing in 13th place with a total score of 69.55. Will scored 65.40 finished in 36th place, Fin scored 62.00 and finished 53rd, Stuart scored 61.20 finished 56th, Koby scored 61.05 and finished 57th overall.

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The final round of Saturday was the under 10 competition where we had Thomas & Jack competing.

Jack finished in 57th place with a total score of 65.65. Thomas scored 72.45 and finished 19th overall from 77 gymnasts.

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On Sunday we moved to the under 12 competition and representing CNGA was Kurtis & Freddy. Kurtis put on an excellent performance improving 11.6 marks on his English Championship results finishing with a total score of 56.40 and 22nd overall. Freddy finished the weekend off with 4th place overall with a score of 67.30 (0.2 off bronze medal) and placed 3rd on vault.

And on the way home Misha & Kyle were tired from a hard weekend of Judging…..

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Well done to all the boys who represented the club over this weekend. Keep up the hard work.

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