Twisters athletes earn medals

Local gymnastics excel at meet in Coquitlam

Twisters Gymnastics female athletes took home a handful of honours in Coquitlam at the Omega Gymnastics facility from Feb. 19 to 21.

The following athletes collected medals:

Jadyn Ansell gold in all-around, vault, beam and floor and bronze on bars (Junior Olympic 8 2000/2001); Megan MacLellan gold in all-around, vault, beam and floor and silver on bars (Junior Olympic 8 2005); Samantha Reitsema gold on bars, silver in all-around, vault, beam and floor (Junior Olympic 8 2005); Sierra Stobbe gold on bars, silver in all-around and beam, bronze on vault and floor (Junior Olympic 7); Eden Woodliffe silver on vault, bars and floor, bronze in all-around and beam, (Junior Olympic 7); Jordis Kliewer silver on floor, bronze on bars and all-around (Junior Olympic 9); Mikhayla Rosenow gold on vault (Junior Olympic 9); Brienna Gaspar bronze on beam (Junior Olympic 10); and Emily Moorthy bronze on vault (Junior Olympic 10).

The next big event for Twisters athletes is the BC Winter Games in Penticton this weekend. Megan MacLellan, Jadyn Ansell, Samantha Reitsema and Katelyn Cotterell are all representing Zone 3 in gymnastics at the Games, which run from Feb. 25 to 28.

For more information on the club, visit twistersgymbc.com