On May 27-28, a team of nineteen gymnasts travelled to Rimini, Italy to represent Canada in the 4th AERE Trampoline World Cup 2022. The competition included trampoline gymnastics, double-mini trampoline, and tumbling. This marks this first World Cup competition of 2022 for the Gymnastics Canada. The team appeared in four event finals on May 28th.
Gabby Flynn (Shasta Trampoline, BC) captured the gold medal in double-mini trampoline with a final score of 26.100. Flynn finished in 4th during the qualifications and semi-finals leading up to her gold medal. Flynn has been a member of the National Team since 2019.
“This was the first international meet under the new code of points, so I wasn’t too sure what to expect. The field was very strong, so my goal was to make finals,” shared Flynn following the competition. “I was so excited to be back out there and couldn’t be happier with my performance. It was such a great experience, and I’m very excited for world games in July!”
Sophiane Méthot (Vrituose Centre Acrobatique, QC) reached the finals for the individual senior women’s trampoline event after finishing 1st in the semifinal event. In the finals Méthot finished in 8th place.
When asked, Sophiane shared “I am very happy with my performance and ready for the next competitions to come with set goals that will keep me from repeating the same mistakes.”
In the synchronized trampoline competition, Nathan Shuh (Skyriders Trampoline, ON) and Keegan Soehn (Thunder Country Trampoline, AB) finished 5th in the men’s senior finals, while Samantha Smith (Shasta Trampoline, BC) and Rachel Tam (Skyriders Trampoline, ON) finished 6th in the women’s senior finals.
In June, Canadian teams will travel to Coimbra, Portugal for the next 2022 Trampoline World Cup as well as to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 2022 Pan American Championships. Both the World Cup and the Pan American Championships will take place from June 26to 28.
For full event results, click here: https://www.gymnastics.sport/site/events/results.php?idEvent=16790#filter
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