Videos: BGA International Gymnastics Challenge

January 12, 2013

[Updated] The Bermuda Gymnastics Association hosted the second annual International Gymnastics Challenge today [Jan 12] at their Southside facility.

Premier Craig Cannonier and Governor George Fergusson came out to lend their support to the event, which saw dozens of gymnasts from Bermuda, Canada and the USA compete. The local athletes thrilled the home crowd, with Bermuda taking home first place team honours in both the morning and afternoon session.

On left the Parade of Nations/Teams, on right Premier Cannonier with some of the Bermuda gymnasts:

International Gymnastics Challenge Bermuda, January 12 2013 (1)International Gymnastics Challenge Bermuda, January 12 2013 (3)

Over 500 spectators came to watch the event, which saw some 40 Bermuda gymnasts compete alongside approximately 35 overseas athletes from five different gymnastics clubs in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Canada.

We will update with full results when able, 35 minutes of video footage from the meet is below, a photo gallery of today’s action is here, and you can view our past gymnastics coverage here.

Introduction and parade of teams, National Anthems played [6 mins]:

Some of the vaults [2.5 mins]:

Some of the floor routines [9 mins]:

Some of the uneven bar routines [6 mins]:

Some of the beam routines [13 mins]:

Update: The full results have been added here. The morning session [Copper/Bronze/Silver levels] saw Bermuda top the tables with 109.20 points, the Titans second with 105.35, and the Yellow Jackets third with 104.30.

The afternoon session [Gold/Platinum levels] saw Bermuda win again with 105.05 points, Gymnastics of York place second with 103.95, and the Titans were third with 98.85. Click here for full results.

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  1. HAPPPY ONION!!! says:

    Congrats Bermuda . . . Great news to start the year off for Bermudian Gymnastics!