Allaire-Bourgie took the individual all-around title with a total score of 54.532 after putting down the top score of the night on beam, the second-highest score on the uneven bars and floor, and third-highest on vault. Olivia Greaves of the USA took the silver medal with a score of 53.666 while her teammate Skye Blakely captured bronze with a total score of 53.332.
“We had a great night,” said Allaire-Bourgie who recently competed as a senior at the Elite Canada competition in Gatineau where she finished third in the all-around competition. “We were really well prepared. We took it one event at a time and we were really there for each other.”
The Canadian team, composed of Clara Raposo of Toronto, ON, Rébéka Groulx of Saint-Hubert, QC, Rachael Riley of Sarnia, ON, and Allaire-Bourgie, took the bronze medal with a total score of 154.463 behind the USA who took gold with a score of 159.463, and Belgium who took silver with a score of 154.530.
“Tonight went really well,” said Riley who was the Canadian novice all-around champion in 2017. “I did my best – there was a lot of good energy, and positivity, and it was really fun.” Her teammate Raposo, who was the silver medallist in the junior all-around competition at the recent Elite Canada competition in February, added that her favourite part of the night was: “Being with the team, and being able to work as a team, and to do really well as a team.”
The competition wraps-up Sunday with the International Finals which will see the top junior and senior athletes from the previous days qualifying rounds competing for individual apparatus titles.
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