SGAC Rooty Hill win big at the 2017 National Gymnastics Championships

A group of young athletes from Sydney Gymnastic & Aquatic Centre (SGAC) in Rooty Hill have dominated the 2017 National Gymnastics Championships taking home more than thirty awards from the two-week competition held in Melbourne from 22 May until 4 June.

The athletes amazed spectators and judges with their high quality performances and claimed National Champion status across all disciplines including the Women’s and Men’s Artistic, Trampolining and Acrobatics Gymnastics.

These impressive results are a testament to the incredible young talent emerging from this elite gymnastics facility in Western Sydney where over 1500 athletes train each week.

First place winners in the Men’s and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics include Elena Chipizubov who stunned crowds with her Balance Beam performance. Followed by Joshua de-Roo who came first place in High Bar, along with Corey Dehn who dominated in the Vault and Carlo Casis was crowned the 2017 National Champion for his amazing floor performance.

In the Acrobatics, dynamic duos Rafael Velasco and Daniel Lawther, along with Fleur Coolen and Teagon Garland delivered standout performances and were each crowned as the 2017 National Champions in balance and dynamic.

Troy Sitkowski, Miles O’Neil and Lauren Barter also won first place on the trampoline, returning home with gold medals and the 2017 National Champion title. Please see below for the full list of winners and plethora of awards won.  

“We are so proud of all the kids for getting out there and giving it a go and are thrilled with their results. Watching all these young athletes train hard and achieve their goals is so rewarding and wonderful to see. We wish them the best of luck in their next competitions,” said Simon Greally, General Manager for the Sydney Gymnastics & Aquatic Centre.

SGAC offers a range of gymnastic classes for all age groups and fitness levels, from one year olds all the way up to adults. Head to sgac.com.au to learn more and get involved today!