A team of 42 athletes from the Brantford Gymnastics Academy, Perth Salto’s Athletics (PSA) and Hamilton World Class Gymnastics (WCG), represented Canada well at the ANAC International Aerobics Championships held in Las Vegas, August 1 – 4th, 2016.
All the gymnasts made an excellent showing in the Individual and World Age Group Aerobic categories placing well within a strong competitive field attended by 15 countries. The biggest thrill was to see Canada capture 1 Bronze and 4 Silver medals in the Youth Aerobics and Aerodance divisions.
Congratulations to all the athletes and their coaches, Amber Ferrell-Tait (Brantford), Louise Miller (Perth), Kasey Whalen, Nicole Mignano & Cristina Bontas-Tantaru (Hamilton) for all their dedication and hard work.
Bronze Medalists – Varsity Aerodance Trio Abigail Cook, Nikola Marsillo, Makayla Mignano (WCG)
Silver Medalists – World Age Group 2 Trio Sioma Fonseca, Sarah Cameron, Megan Cameron (WCG)
Silver Medalists – World Age Group 2 Mixed Pair Paige Guyatt & Elias Ellis (WCG)
Silver Medalists – Junior Aerodance Team Penelope Patterson, Lera Horsfall, Katie Hustins
Hannah Graham, Rylin Kilpatrick (PSA)
Silver Medalists – Varsity Aerodance Team Emma Clapham, Naomi Lancia, Olivia Hindle
Natalie Galletti, Elissa Tantaru, Paige Guyatt, Sarah Cameron, Megan Cameron (WCG)
Individual Women Aerobic Gymnastics Event Finalists:
Junior Showcase –National Development (IW) Lera Horsfall (PSA) Penelope Patterson (PSA)
Junior Showcase – Aerodance (IW) Eva Aragian (WCG)
Varsity Aerodance (IW) Keeley Turbitt (WCG) Lauren Reeves (WCG) Elissa Tantaru (WCG)
World Age Group 1 (IW) Jenna Neil (PSA) Nikola Marsillo (WCG) Grace Lockett (PSA)
World Age Group 2 (IW) Olivia Hindle (WCG) Sarah Cameron (WCG)