Competitive athletes shine at 2009 Provincials

The Champions gymnastics competitive team trained hard for the Ontario Provincial Gymnastics Championships, and it definitely payed off. Our club sent nine gymnasts to the Provincials, which placed our club in the medium club category. After a weekend of intense competition, our team brought back five overall medals and Silver in the team competition.

Smiles all around after winning silver in club competition

Smiles all around after winning silver in club competition

On an individual basis two of our gymnasts, Cora Geiger and Breanne Webdale, won Provincial all-around champion gold medals in their respective categories. Delaney Stedman won silver, while Sidney Armitage and Denise Alivantov won bronze.

Here are the Provincial Championship results for all nine gymnasts:

Cora Geiger (level 5, age 9): silver on beam, silver on floor, bronze on bars, and gold overall

Breanne Webdale (level 5, age 10-11): gold on floor, silver on beam, fifth on vault & bars and gold overall

Delaney Stedman (level 5, age 10-11): silver on floor, 4th on vault and silver overall

Robyn Dancey (level 5, age 12-13): 5th on bars and 15th overall

Sidney Armitage (level 6, age 10-11): bronze on beam, 4th on bars, 6th on floor and bronze overall

Denise Alivantov (level 6, age 12-13): silver on floor, bronze on bars, 6th on beam, and bronze overall

Claire O’Manique (level 6, age 14): 4th on vault and 11th overall

Sophie Heinlein (level 6, age 14+): 23rd overall

Allison Talsma (level 7, age 12-13): 6th on beam and 12th overall

2009 Provincials photo gallery

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All photographs by Tracey Geiger

Want to know more?

Check out the rest of the results at the OGF website.

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