Tag: Gymnastics

Sadia Wilson Selected For England Team

Sadia Wilson Selected For England Team

Bermudian gymnast Sadia Wilson has been selected by the English Gymnastics Federation to be part of the 2014 English squad. Her mother Komlah Foggo-Wilson expressed her pride at her daughter’s accomplishments, saying the family is extremely proud of her, and she has shown great potential since she was 8 years old and works very hard. The talented... Read more of this article

Bermuda Gymnasts Finish Competing In Brazil

Bermuda Gymnasts Finish Competing In Brazil

Bermudian gymnasts Clara James and Danielle Wall wrapped up their Junior Pan American Championship on the beam and floor yesterday [Mar 29] in Aracaju, Brazil. The young ladies started on balance beam and both were debuting new, international level skills. Despite a fall on her front tuck salto, Clara nailed her backhand spring back tuck series and... Read more of this article

Junior Pan Ams Gymnastics Day #1 Results

Junior Pan Ams Gymnastics Day #1 Results

Danielle Wall and Clara James, both 14 year old students at Bermuda High School, finished the first round of competition today at the Junior Pan American Championships in Aracaju, Brazil. They started strong on vault with a pair of yurchenko tucks. Danielle scored a 12.267 and Clara earned a 12.1. Gymnasts and coaches Mandi Baughman and Duke NelliganMoving... Read more of this article

Head Coach Honoured At University Of Maryland

Head Coach Honoured At University Of Maryland

Bermuda’s National Gymnastics Head Coach Robert “Duke” Nelligan was invited back to the University of Maryland this past weekend to be honoured for his contributions. Mr. Nelligan served as the Head Coach at Maryland for 31 years before moving to Bermuda. While at Maryland, he coached hundreds of national and elite level gymnasts, many of... Read more of this article

Wilson Competes In Miss Alpha Factor Meet

Wilson Competes In Miss Alpha Factor Meet

Bermudian gymnast Sadia Wilson competed in the Miss Alpha Factor Meet in the UK, her first FIG meet competing as a Junior Elite gymnast. Wilson made a very strong showing, and finished 2nd on the Vault, 3rd on Bars, 2nd on Beam and 3rd on Floor which earned her a 2nd place on the podium for an All Around score of 48.050. Related PostsResults:... Read more of this article

Male Gymnast Team To Compete In Maryland

Male Gymnast Team To Compete In Maryland

The Bermuda Gymnastics Association announced that eleven members of their boy’s competitive gymnastics team will attend the Mid Atlantic Gymnastics Invitational in College Park, Maryland over the upcoming weekend of March 1st and 2nd, 2014. The meet is hosted at the University of Maryland and is one of the area’s top annual competitions. The boys... Read more of this article

BGA Welcomes Olympic Medalist To Bermuda

BGA Welcomes Olympic Medalist To Bermuda

The Bermuda Gymnastics Association [BGA] has announced that they will welcome 1976 Olympic bronze medalist and 2000 Olympic Team coach Peter Kormann to Bermuda this week. According to the BGA, “Peter Kormann is a retired American gymnast and gymnastics coach. In the 1976 Olympics, he became the first American to medal in competition against the... Read more of this article

BGA To Host International Gymnastics Federation

BGA To Host International Gymnastics Federation

The Bermuda Gymnastics Association is going to host the FIG [Federation of International Gymnastics] Level 1 Men’s and Women’s Artistic Academy coaching course this week, from Saturday February 15th to Saturday February 22nd. A summary from the FIG Academy website said, “The FIG Coaches’ Academy Program is the culmination of a worldwide... Read more of this article

Gymnasts Win 12 Medals, Including First Golds

Gymnasts Win 12 Medals, Including First Golds

[Updated] For the first time in the six years that Bermuda gymnasts have attended the Chicago Style Invitational — which attracts over 4,000 gymnasts – Bermuda has won gold, capturing two golds as part of their twelve medal haul. The Chicago meet features gymnasts from the top clubs all over the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and... Read more of this article

Gymnasts To Attend Chicago Gymnastics Meet

Gymnasts To Attend Chicago Gymnastics Meet

Nine gymnasts will attend the ICI “Chicago Style” Gymnastics Meet in Chicago this upcoming Saturday, February 8th, 2014. This includes five of the Bermuda Olympic Association’s C Level Elite Athletes: Zantae Dill, Sydney Mason, Gabby Vincent, Clara James, and Danielle Wall. The team will travel with head coach Duke Nelligan and assistant head... Read more of this article