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Next Generation of Trampoline Gymnastics talent headline Canadian team for 2017 World Age Group Competition

OTTAWA, ON (Sept. 19, 2017) -- Gymnastics Canada is pleased to announce the athletes and coaches who will represent Canada at the 2017 FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competition (WAGC) in Sofia, BUL from November 16-19.                                                                                             


Next Generation of Trampoline Gymnastics talent headline Canadian team for 2017 World Age Group Competition

“This event presents a great opportunity for our top athletes in the different age categories (ages 13 to 14, 15 to 16, and 17 to 21) to compete against their peers from around the world," said Stéphan Duchesne, High Performance Director for Trampoline Gymnastics at Gymnastics Canada. "The 36 athletes named come from across the country (six provinces and 22 different clubs), show the strength in our coaches, clubs, and provincial organizations. We hope the athletes have a successful competition and learn a lot from their experience in Bulgaria."

Gold medallists from the 2015 WAGC, Jérémy Chartier (boys 13-14 trampoline) and Gavin Dodd (boys 11-12 DMT), are both returning to the competition this year though both have moved up an age-class so competition will be fierce.

The selection process for the WAGC team included the 2017 Canada Cup in Calgary, AB in May and the 2017 Canadian Championships in Oshawa, ON this past July.     

INDIVIDUAL TRAMPOLINE (listed by ranking)

Girls 15-16

Girls 17-21

Boys 13-14

Boys 15-16

Boys 17-21

TUMBLING (listed by ranking)

Girls 13-14

Girls 15-16

Girls 17-21

Boys 15-16

Boys 17-21

DOUBLE MINI-TRAMPOLINE (listed by ranking)

Girls 15-16

Girls 17-21

Boys 13-14

Boys 15-16

Boys 17-21

HEAD COACHES

Trampoline

Ken Soehn - Red Deer, AB
Karina Kosko – St-Bruno, QC

Tumbling

Nadia Bruno – Mississauga, ON

Double Mini-Trampoline

Trish Quinney – Edmonton, AB

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