Victorian Championships Wrap Up
After a great three days of competition our June Victorian Championships wrapped up this evening with the Men’s and Women’s Senior sessions.
The addition of the Sun Devils Male Gymnastics Team from Arizona State University was a big drawcard with our Senior Male gymnasts pushed to their limits with some amazing results after competing on Saturday afternoon and Monday evening.
Congratulations to standout performers Women’s Senior International All-Around Victorian Champion Jade Vella-Wright and Men’s Senior All-Around Victorian Champion Luke Wadsworth.
After a strong day of all around final and apparatus qualifications in the Main Arena the highlight of Day 1 on Saturday was our National Levels Spectacular which began with a welcome to country and traditional dance from True Culture.
The US college-style event was high-energy, colourful and loud with gymnasts competing in teams and their results combining for an overall team score. MLC Gymnastics were the overall winners for the second year in a row, followed by MYC then Balance.
In our Secondary Arena on the first day of competition it was the Women’s Gymnastics Southern Cross Classic for limited hours gymnasts of Levels 7 and 8 with some fantastic routines and achievements by all gymnasts.
Sunday saw our Victorian Special Olympics gymnastics integrated with the final of our Men’s Levels 7 Under, 8 Under and 8 Open and Women’s International Levels 7, 8 and 9. This scheduling highlighted Gymnastics Victoria’s emphasis on inclusive gymnastics with one of the biggest cheers of the day for Special Olympics gymnast Tamika Simpson after her floor routine.
In our Secondary Arena we kicked off the Rhythmic Gymnastics Aussie All Stars competition with Levels 5 & 6 in the morning and the youngsters from Levels 1 & 2 in the afternoon. Also taking place was the final session of the Women’s Southern Cross Classic with National Levels 9 and 10.
Monday morning saw the Men’s Level 4 Team Challenge take place which was won by Dolphin Gymnastics as well as the Women’s National Level 7 14 & Over Victorian Championships. In the afternoon it was the Men’s Level 6 competition as well as Women’s National Levels 9 and 10 with some very impressive performances.
In the Secondary Arena the Aussie All Stars action continues with Levels 3 & 4, Sub Juniors, Pre Juniors, Level 9 and Senior International, as well as the Rhythmic Gymnastics Victorian Championships for Levels 7 & 8 with routines showing plenty of flair.
For results from our Victorian Gymnastics Championships click here