NATIONAL GYM GAMES 2017

Wanderers gymnasts excelled this year with more than 30 of our best boys and girls achieving full provincial colours for representing Gauteng at the National Gym Games held from 4 – 7 October 2017.

The Games took place at the South African Gymnastics Federation’s national training centre, Matsport Centre, in Eldoraigne.

All our gymnasts performed well and made us proud with special mention going to:-

Men

          Daniel Appleton (Level 6, 12-13 years)

South African CHAMPION 2017

o   Gold medals:             Pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars, and horizontal Bar

o   Bronze medals:         Floor exercise

          Jaden Bentel (Level 5, 12-13 years)

South African CHAMPION 2017

o   Gold medals:             Pommel horse, rings, and horizontal bar

          Zach Myer (Level 6, 14-15 years)

South African RUNNER-UP 2017

o   Gold medals:             Floor exercise, and rings

o   Bronze medals:         Parallel bars

          Rahl Burke (High-performance Class 1, 7-9 years)

o   Gold medals:             Floor exercise

o   Silver medals:            Pommel horse, and rings

                –       Kadin Chester (High-performance Class 1, 7-9 yrs)

o Gold medal:               Vault

o Tristan Cordier (High-performance Class 1, 7-9 yrs)

o Silver Medal:              Pommel

          David Matisonn (Level 5, 10-11 yrs)

o   Bronze medal:           Pommel horse

 

Women

          Nakita Hacker (Level 4, 6-8 years)

o   Gold medal:               Vault

          Zara Smith (Level 4, 9 years)

o   Bronze medal:           Vault

          Kelly Hulett (Level 4, 9 years)

o   Bronze medal:           Uneven bars

          Rebekah Mandelbaum (Level 4, 12 years)

o   Bronze medal:           Floor exercise

 

We congratulate all our gymnasts for their wonderful achievement!

 

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

Now that all the South African competitions are behind us for 2017 it is time, once again, to look inward to our next Club Champion.

We are pleased to inform everyone that we are holding our Club Championships on 17-18 November, at The Wanderers Club, and we are looking forward to crowning our women’s Novice and Open champions and men’s Junior and Open champions for 2017.

Please be certain to enter before the closing date of 28 October 2017.

 

BADGE GRADING

Our final grading for 2017 will take place on Sunday, 19 November, at The Wanderers Club.

Invitations will be extended to all the young boys and girls who are ready to be graded.  We welcome the family and supports of the gymnasts to come and enjoy the day.

 

WANDERERS GYMNASTICS

Our gymnastics classes cater from pre-school to adult and we also have classes for children with special needs.

Should you wish to find out more about our services, please contact Wanderers Gymnastics on telephone 011 025 2882 (office hours), or e-mail [email protected],  or visit our website at www.gymnastics.org.za.