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Wendland tops novice podium at Elite Canada competition in Gatineau

Wendland, who is a Canadian citizen but lives and trains in the USA, had a really strong first day of competition on Friday with top finishes on floor and beam. Another top finish on floor today clinched her the all-around title.

“It feels so good to win the all-around. This was my first time competing in Canada and I’m just really excited to win. I was a little bit nervous to compete here, but once I got onto the floor I was a lot more confident in what I was doing and by the second day I knew what I came to do here and I did it,” said Wendland who also captured bronze on the uneven bars to go with her gold on floor.

Trollip was competing in her second Elite Canada competition, and improved substantially from her 24th place finish in 2018 to finish second overall.

“I’m very proud of my results. I’m most proud of my beam routine. I’ve worked really hard this season to get consistent and hit, so I’m really proud of that,” said Trollip who captured bronze on beam and also on floor. “I was really hoping to hit my events – I had a few expectations on scores, but mainly I just wanted to stay consistent and hit all of my events.”

In the first day of junior competition, Clara Raposo from Manjak’s Gymnastics took the lead in the all-around competition followed by the two youngest athletes in the competition – Rébéka Groulx of Gym-Richelieu, and Alexa Tucker of Dynamo Gymnastics. The top 22 athletes have advanced to the finals on Sunday, as well as any other athletes who finished in the top-3 on an apparatus for a total of 24 athletes.

The competition wraps up Sunday with the second day of competition for the juniors, and the apparatus finals for the seniors.

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