Twister gymnasts bag bronze at provincials

Two Chilliwackians placed third at provincials and another qualified for nationals last weekend in Langley.

  • Apr. 22, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Chilliwackians Sierra Stobbe and Mikhayla Rosenow collected bronze medals at the Gymnastics BC Provincial Championships, held April 15-18 in Langley.

Stobbe competed in the Junior Olympic (JO) 7 division, which includes gymnasts born between 2004-2007.

She won bronze on the beam and finished ninth all-around.

Rosenow tackled the JO 9 division versus girls born between 2003-2005, winning bronze on the floor and finishing 12th all-around.

Representing Abbotsford’s Twisters Gymnastics Club, Rosenow joined with Marissa Engh and Jordis Kliewer to earn the second place team award.

A third Chilliwackian, Brienna Gasper, competed in the JO 10 division against girls born in 2001-03, finishing eighth all-around.

Gaspar has qualified to represent B.C. at the 2016 Canadian Championships, taking place May 31 to June 5 in Edmonton.