New Zealand at Commonwealth Games

There have been breakthrough results during the past month and there’s potential for more, bearing in mind the Glasgow Commonwealth Games are on the horizon.

Courtney McGregor completed a couple of firsts for a New Zealand artistic gymnast; her fourth place in the vault, in Qatar, was the best showing by a Kiwi at the World Cup event and her silver medal, also in the vault, at the Pacific Rim championships in Canada last week was the first medal won by a New Zealander at the prestigious championships.

Fellow 15-year-old from the Christchurch School of Gymnastics Charlotte Sullivan made the floor final in both Qatar and Canada and her ranking would suggest she is also a serious medal contender for Glasgow. …

Courtney McGregor and Charlotte Sullivan
Courtney McGregor and Charlotte Sullivan

Christchurch gymnasts soaring high again

Their gym, Christchurch School of Gymnastics, was “battered and broken” during the 2011 earthquake. Right now the CSG gym pits are flooded due to massive rains. The gymnasts soldier on.

Trials are coming up for CWG and YOGs.


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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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