22 August, 2022
Gymnasts move onto Brisbane after success at regional comp
GYMNASTS from Mossman, Cairns and Atherton totalling 230 competitors flocked to Mareeba recently to compete in the 2022 Far North Queensland Junior Regional Championships, all vying for a chance to compete in Brisbane come September.
Hosted at the Arthur Randolph Lane Gymnastics Centre in Mareeba, the championships brought together some of the best junior gymnasts in the region, attempting to qualify to compete in the following championship in Brisbane.
The Junior State Championships is due to be held in Brisbane in September and quite a few competitors qualified as individuals.
Mareeba had Gemma Read, Lillia Joslin and Lyla Toohey from WAG Level 4 and Addyson Hampton, Larhni Wenborn and Natalia Esposito WAG Level 6 qualify.
Bentley Posma, Drummond Eugster-Ward, Leon Beguely and Matthew Davies in MAG Level 3 also qualified, as well as Ryan Pearce in MAG Level 5.
The top six gymnasts in each division also qualified for the Far North Queensland Regional Team, this included Esposito, Posma, Eugster- Ward, Davies and Pearce.
This team will represent Far North Queensland by competing against other Queensland regions at the State Championships.
The successful gymnasts are now training hard to polish their routines and skills before travelling to Brisbane for the championships.