Our young competitive gymnasts were a strong force to contend with at the Gymnastics Queensland Junior State Championships held in Brisbane on 16th - 19th September.
Junior State Championships attracted over 1,000 MAG Level 3-6 and WAG Level 4-6 athletes from 55 Clubs across the state of Queensland. At the conclusion of the 4 day event, Maroochy Beach ranked high amongst the podium placings with two Queensland State Champions, two State Runners-Up, three gymnasts attaining 3rd All Around placing in Queensland; and six athletes crowned State apparatus champions in their division.
Xavier Powell attained 1st placing and was crowned Queensland State Champion in the MAG Level 3 Under 8 years division whilst Louis Cooper also attained 1st placing and the Queensland State title in the MAG Level 5 Open division. Also standing proud on the All Around podium was Fraser Palmer: 2nd - MAG Level 3U8; Bridget Harvey: 2nd - WAG Level 5 Open; Alyssa Sarkissian: 3rd - WAG Level 4U10; Joshua-Tracy Killorancole: 3rd - MAG Level 4U9; and Liam Goodman: 3rd - MAG Level 4 Open.
Attaining 1st place State title on individual apparatus was Fraser Palmer: 1st on Rings - MAG 3U8; Lewis Dibb: 1st on Floor - MAG 3U8; Frankie Colley: 1st on Rings and 1st on Vault - MAG 4U9; Louis Cooper: 1st Floor - MAG 5 Open; Mia Vines: 1st Floor - WAG 6U12; and Freya Lord: 1st Vault - WAG 6 Open.
In total, Maroochy Beach brought home a total of 7 gold; 11 silver and 8 bronze medals; in addition to 13 ribbons for 4th - 6th placing on individual apparatus.
Maroochy Beach congratulates our 37 MAG Level 3-6 and WAG Level 4-6 gymnasts on your qualification to, and outstanding results at, the 2017 Gymnastics Queensland Junior State Championships.