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Laurie Denommée brings home three medals in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics from the Cairo Artistic Gymnastics World Cup

OTTAWA, ON (April 26, 2022) – Gymnastics Canada is pleased to announce the team results from the Cairo Artistic Gymnastics World Cup which took place from March 17-20, 2022. Gymnastics Canada competed in both the women’s and men’s artistic gymnastics competitions.


Laurie Denommée brings home three medals in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics from the Cairo Artistic Gymnastics World Cup

The Cairo Artistic Gymnastics World Cup took place at the Cairo International Stadium, where athletes participated in qualifications and apparatus finals. The top eight gymnastics per apparatus during qualifications advanced to the finals. The Cairo AG World Cup welcomed gymnasts from 33 nations.

Canada saw excellent results in the women’s artistic gymnastics (WAG) competition in Cairo, notably with Laurie Denommée returning home a triple medallist. The WAG team included National Team members Denommée and Sophie Marois.

Laurie Denommée achieved excellent results finishing in 2nd place in the uneven bars final with a total score of 12.033. Denommée also finished in 3rd place in vault and floor finals.

“Cairo was another great experience for me, and it felt good to compete again,” shared Denommée. “I am excited for Canadian championships in BC and that will be fun too to compete with everyone!”

In the men’s artistic gymnastics (MAG) competition in Cairo, National Team members in attendance included Chris Kaji, Jayson Rampersad and Léandre Sauvé. While Canada did not reach the finals for MAG, Gymnastics Canada is proud of the continued dedication of the team and looks forward to competing again soon. Valuable competition experience was gained competing in this individual format which will help preparation for future competitions.

“The performance expectations in competing at this level present a great challenge and opportunity for the gymnasts,” shared Ed Van Hoof, National Team Head Coach for MAG. “Competition is a tough environment, but one which can highlight where future developments can be made.”

Complete results for the Cairo Artistic Gymnastics World Cup can be found here: https://www.cairoworldcup.com/results-1

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Taylor Matthews
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Gymnastics Canada
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