Surrey Gymnasts in Top Form at Provincials
Surrey Gymnastic Society (SGS) girls did the club proud at 2019 BC WAG Junior Olympic Compulsory Championships, held inside the Langley Events Centre, April 6 – 8, 2019.
Our All Around Provincial Champions (from left):
Madeleine Gassien – Junior Olympic Level 2 (2010 age group)
Harsimran Rakhra – Junior Olympic Level 2 (2009 age group)
Emilyna Keo – Junior Olympic Level 4 (2007 age group)
JO 2 athletes
“We are excited to see our programs and athletes grow and flourish in this beautiful sport”, said women’s competitive coach Gabi Szabo.
SGS highlights included:
JO 2 (2006 – 2008 age group):
Cloe Ostrosser 3rd vault, 3rd bars, 1st beam and 2nd All Around;
Megan Ma 1st vault, 1st floor and 4th All Around;
JO 2 (2009 age group):
Harsimran Rakhra 1st vault, 1st bars, 1st beam, 1st floor and 1st All Around;
Charlie Sunshine 4th vault, 8th beam, floor and 8th All Around;
Jo 2 (2010 age group):
Madeleine Gassien 4th vault, 1st bars, 1st beam, 1st floor and 1st All Around;
Mia Morales 3rd vault, 5th vault, 2nd beam, 5th floor and 2nd All Around;
Gianna Brown 3rd bars, 4th beam, 6th floor and 4th All Around;
Brianna Lopez 6th vault, 1st bars, 6th beam and 5th All Around;
Japjit Dhanoa 3rd beam, 2nd floor and 8th All Around;
Flavia Ceccacci 12th vault and floor;
JO 2 (2010 – 2011 age):
Carrie Ma 5th bars, 4th beam, 2nd floor and 5th All Around;
Ayia Punzalan 3rd bars, 2nd beam, 3rd floor and 7th All Around;
JO 4 (2003 – 2006 age): Layla OmarAli 3rd vault, 5th beam, 7th floor and 7th All Around;
JO 4 (2007 age group): Emilyna Keo 8th vault, 3rd bars, 1st beam, 1st floor and 1st All Around;
JO 4 (2008 age group):
Sofia Villamil 1st vault, 1st bars, 9th beam, 3rd floor and 2nd All Around;
Kiana Carter 2nd bars, 8th beam and 7th All Around;
JO 4 (2009 age group):
Sanne-Lise Garbe 9th vault, 6th bars, 7th beam, 1st floor and 4th All Around;
Adriana Garbe 18th vault, 2nd bars, 1st beam, 2nd floor and 6th All Around;
Isabeau Isaacson 5th vault, 8th bars, 7th floor and 7th All Around;
Members of the Surrey Gymnastic Society turned in some outstanding performances at the
2019 Artistic Gymnastics BC Championships (WAG Optional, MAG) April 12 – 14, 2019.
Location: Pinetree Community Center (Coquitlam)
On the women’s side:
JO 6 (2006 age group): Melissa Piliotis 5th vault, 6th bars, 5th beam, 4th floor and 4th All Around.
JO 7 (2008 – 2009): Hannah Mahon 2nd vault, 4th bars, 8th beam and 8th All Around.
JO 7 (1999 – 2003): Erin Harvey 3rd vault, 6th bars and 5th All Around.
JO 8 (2004 – 2005): Alice Bashko 9th place on bars.
JO 8 (1999 – 2003): Alexa Cannon won gold medal on vault and finished 10th All Around.
On the men’s side:
Level 1 category, both young gymnasts – Malakai Ostrosser and Colton Bellec captured 6 golds for their performances and they finished gold All Around.
Level 2 (Under 10 age group):
Paul Bashko 3rd floor, 4th rings, 2nd vault, 4th high bar and 4th All Around.
Yeshen Mootoosamy 2nd pommel horse, 3rd rings, 8th high bars and 6th All Around.
Jai Mehta 1st floor, 9th pommel horse, 8th rings, 6th vault and 9th All Around.
Level 5 category: Luke Van Harmelen 3rd floor, 2nd pommel horse, 1st ring, 1st vault, 4th parallel bars, 2nd high bar and finished 1st All Around Provincial Champion.
Luke Van Harmelen – All Around Provincial Champion (Level 5)
National Open category:
Treyson Cerrato 2nd floor, 1st pommel horse, 4th rings, 2nd vault, 3rd parallel bars, 1st high bar and 1st All Around Provincial Champion.
Treyson Cerrato – All Around Provincial Champion (National Open)
Both athletes – Luke and Treyson – would later compete for Team B.C. at the Western Canadian Championships.
In the meantime, the club is busy looking for a new home.