Western Championships 2016 Results

botw2016Four Surrey Gymnastic Society athletes took part as members of Team BC in this annual Championships event.

Provincial 5 – Treyson Cerrato capped off a successful season with another set of great achievements.  Cerrato (14-year-old South Surrey resident) took the silver medal in the All Around competition on Friday evening with a personal best score of 73.15 and qualified for 5 of 6 Event Finals.  The first day of competition was also the Team event where Cerrato was a member of the gold medal team.  On Saturday during the Apparatus Finals, Cerrato captured three gold medals winning Rings, Parallel Bars and High Bar.  He also took the silver medal on Pommel Horse and the Bronze medal on Vault.  Achieving a top 3 podium finish in all 5 of his finals is an amazing accomplishment.

Provincial 4 – Muzzammil Taziz (13-year-old Port Moody resident) placed 9th All Around, and qualified 2nd into the Pommel Horse Apparatus Finals on Saturday.  In the Finals, Taziz won the gold medal on Pommel Horse. Taziz was a member of the silver medal winning Provincial 4 Team.

Elite 4 – Emanuel Gutierrez Sandoval competed in a three-day competition.  The first day has 2 physical testing components (one testing strength and the other flexibility).  On Day 1 he placed 7th.  Day 2 and 3 are combined for Apparatus results where the gymnasts show both compulsory and optional routines.  Guttierrez Sandoval won the silver medal on Parallel Bars and Bronze on Vault.  He placed 5th on Floor and High Bar and 6th on Pommel Horse and Rings.

Elite 3 – Finally, Carter Baker (11-year-old, Langley resident) placed 13th All Around, winning the silver medal on Floor during his competition.  He was also a member of the Gold medal winning BC Team for his category.