Rosie MacLennan will defend in Rio

Reigning women’s Olympic trampoline champion Rosie MacLennan of Toronto booked her ticket to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio with her victory on Sunday at the Canada Cup in Kamloops, B.C.

MacLennan placed first in the women’s senior event with a two-day total score of 152.500 points, followed by three-time Olympic medal-winner Karen Cockburn of Toronto, (148.185 ) and Samantha Sendel of Aurora, Ont., (147.420). …

While MacLennan can now shift her focus to ramping up her routines for the Rio Games, nine-time Canadian men’s champion Jason Burnett’s hopes competing at his third straight Olympic Games got a big boost after winning the men’s Canada Cup title with a dominant performance.

Burnett, who competes next month at a last-chance Olympic qualification meet to win a spot for Canada in men’s trampoline, cruised to the gold medal with 161.020 points …

CBC

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