Hard work paying off

Local gymnasts receive top awards in North Vancouver

The South Cariboo Rhythmic Gymnastics Club had nine members travel to North Vancouver for an international competition, March 27-29. They included Emily Glen, back left, Lyda Crossen, Sarah Robinson, Mikayla Julseth, Jill McArthur and Mia Weir; Alexa Ohlund, front left, and Hailey McNeil Missing from the picture is Sarrah Harras.

The South Cariboo Rhythmic Gymnastics Club had nine members travel to North Vancouver for an international competition, March 27-29. They included Emily Glen, back left, Lyda Crossen, Sarah Robinson, Mikayla Julseth, Jill McArthur and Mia Weir; Alexa Ohlund, front left, and Hailey McNeil Missing from the picture is Sarrah Harras.

Nine local gymnasts from the South Cariboo Rhythmic Gymnastics Club went into an international competition with high expectations and came home with amazing results and unforgettable memories.

The Planet Rhythmic Invitational was held at Capilano University in North Vancouver, March 27-29. The competition saw over 300 gymnasts from across Canada, the United States, Europe and the Middle East, from beginning level to international level gymnasts.

Top finishes in a variety of routines went to Hailey McNeil, Alexa Ohlund, Mikayla Julseth, Jill McArthur, Sarah Robinson, Mia Weir, Sarrah Harras, Lyda Crossen and Emily Glen.

“Their preparation and hard work since September has shown with great results and they will continue to work until their next competition,” says coach Sang-Hee Robinson.

The next competition for the local girls is the Millennium Cup at the Richmond Olympic Oval, May 8-10.

 

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