LATEST AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019 | 06.06.2019
AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019
The Australian Championships for Artistic Gymnastics was held at Melbourne Arena from Monday 20th May – Sunday 26th May. VCASS had 6 current students selected in the Victorian Team to compete in 4 different divisions. All athlete competed well and were able to achieve fantastic results.
Dartanyn Gilson (Yr 9) was a member of the Level 8 Open team that placed 3rd. Sandy Hardiman (Yr 9), Conor McGillivray (Yr 11) and Mathew Contreras-Kanhalikham (Yr 11) were all members of the Level 9 Under 17 Team that placed 1st.
In addition to these fabulous team placings there were also a number of individual results. In Level 9 Under 15, Sandy placed 6th in the All Around, 1st on Floor Exercise, 3rd on Pommel Horse and 3rd on Still Rings. In Level 9 Under 17, Conor placed 2nd on Floor and Mathew 5th on Still Rings and 4th on Parallel Bars. In Level 10, Christian Magaldi (Yr 12) placed 2nd on Pommel Horse.
Also in Level 9 Under 17, Marcus Casamento (Yr 11) was able to place 1st on Floor (his only apparatus due to significant injury) and qualify himself for the Junior National Squad. An amazing achievement given his difficult start to the 2019 season.
Congratulations to all of our wonderful Gym students!
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