Okanagan athletes impress early in Edmonton
Okanagan Gymnastics athletes needed no time to capture medals in an early-season meet in Edmonton recently.
During the first day of competition, Kamryn Greenhalgh finished first overall in the under-15 category and also qualified for all four event finals.
After the first day of the competition, she was leading the pack on the uneven bars and balance beam. In day two, she finished first on the bars and floor exercise, and second on the vault and beam.
Gabriela Beselt finished second 16-plus category after finishing first on the bars in the first day of competition and qualifying for all four event finals. Beselt ended up winning the uneven bars.
Michelle Perez finished third overall in the 14-plus category and qualified for the vault, beam and floor finals. Perez finished second on vault and third on the floor.
Vanessa Bulcock qualified in 14plus for the vault, bars and floor, leading the pack on vault. Bulcock finished tied for second with Perez in the vault.
Amanda Jaggard qualified for beam and floor finals. Her best finished was sixth on beam.
Morgan Clark finished first on the beam, third on vault and second overall in her age group. Sydney Ortynski finished third on the uneven bars.
Haylee Van Steinburg finished first on the beam and second on the vault after scoring an impressive 9.425 on the beam.
Taylor Morrison was third on the vault, Peyton Johal was fifth on the uneven bars and Kyleigh Crawford’s top finish was on the vault.
Michelle Perez, Amanda Jaggard, Gabi Beselt, Vanessa Bulcock, Kamryn Greenhalgh and Kyleigh Crawford pose in Edmonton.