Thompson Tumblers return successful from first competition of the year

The Thompson Tumblers Gymnastics Club competed in their first competition of the year this Feb. 21-22 in Winnipeg. They participated in Springers Royal Classic at Springers Gymnastics Club.

Twelve gymnasts ranging in ages from eight to 16 and levels JO 2-4 travelled down to compete.

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Kicking off the competition on Friday afternoon was Carly Courvoisier and Jadyn Medwid for JO2 capped 2007-2008, Hannah Haas for JO3 capped 2008, and Keiryn Robertson and Michaela Roeckenwagner for JO3 capped 2004-2006.

Carly Courvoisier placed second on vault, 10th on bars, eighth on beam, sixth on floor and eighth all-around. Jadyn Medwid placed fourth on vault, eighth on bars, third on beam, fifth on floor and sixth all-around.

Hannah Haas placed first on vault, second on bars, 10th on beam, 10th on floor and sixth all-around.

Keiryn Robertson placed fourth on vault, fourth on bars, third on beam, second on floor and fourth all-around. Michaela Roeckenwagner placed third on vault, first on bars, fifth on beam, second on floor and second all-around.

Next up and last to compete on Friday was Demi Robertson for JO2 capped 2010. Demi placed 14th on vault, seventh on bars, 16th on beam, 16th on floor and 13th all-around.

First up on Saturday morning to compete was Kaya Kopeechuk for JO2 capped 2011, Kendal Jonasson for JO2 capped 2009, and Lindy Beirnes, Kyla Saskowski and Madison Andrews for JO2 capped 2003-2006.

Kaya Kopeechuk placed 15th on vault, seventh on bars, 16th on beam, 11th on floor and 16th all-around.

Kendal Jonasson placed second on vault, sixth on bars, sixth on beam, third on floor and fourth all-around.

Lindy Beirnes placed first on vault, bars and floor, second on beam and first all-around.

Kyla Saskowski placed fourth on vault, bars and floor, third on beam and fourth all-around.

Madison Andrews placed second on vault, third on both bars and floor, fourth on beam and third all-around.

Last to compete in the competition was Nadia Wilson for JO4 capped 2001-2005. Nadia placed first on vault, bars and floor, second on beam and first all around.

This was a very successful meet for us all. I would like to congratulate all gymnasts who competed, you should all be very proud of yourselves. I would like to add that for a number of these gymnasts, it was their first year competing in these levels. They have all worked very hard to achieve new skills and learn new routines. Many were in categories having a very high number of competitors as well.

Thank you to all of our coaches and parents who put in the time and dedication to help our gymnasts achieve their goals.

Dawn Lundrigan is the Thompson Tumblers head coach.

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