Level 4+ Western Cape Champ results

We are extremely proud of the results of all our gymnasts at the Western Cape Championships. Well done girls!

Junior Olympic Rhythmic gymnasts Nika Visser, Jo-Anne Meldau and Anke Visser.

At the Rhythmic Western Cape Championships Nika Visser placed second overall and second for ball and hoop and third for ribbon for Junior Olympic. Anke Visser place fourth overall and third on hoop and ball for Junior Olympic.

Jo-Anne Meldau, Anke Visser and Nika Visser all qualified for the Western Cape Gymnastics Team and Western Cape colours in Rhythmic Gymnastics.

WAG and tumbling gymnasts Salomie Rademeyer, Zara Fourie, Nina Joos and Dane Kietzmann.

At the WAG Western Cape Championships Salomie Rademeyer placed first overall and first on vault and floor, second on bar and third on beam for level 5 (11 years). Nina Joos placed fourth overall and second on floor for level 6 (12 years).

Dane Kietzmann, Zara Fourie, Salomie Rademeyer and Nina Joos all qualified for the Western Cape Gymnastics Team and Western Cape colours in WAG.

At the Tumbling Western Cape Championships Nina Joos placed first for level 4 (13-14 years) and Salomie Rademeyer placed second for level 5 (11-12 years). Both gymnasts qualified for the Western Cape Gymnastics Team and Western Cape colours in Tumbling.

We would like to wish our team all the best for the SA Gym Games that will be taking place in Gauteng from 1 to 10 October 2021. Safe travelling!

Results available at:
https://vdstelgim.files.wordpress.com/2021/09/wcc-21-rhythmic-final-scores-jnr-olympic.pdf
https://vdstelgim.files.wordpress.com/2021/09/wcc-21-wag-final-scores-levels-4-9-hp-jnr-olympic.pdf
https://vdstelgim.files.wordpress.com/2021/09/l5-11-12-f.pdf
https://vdstelgim.files.wordpress.com/2021/09/l4-13-14-f.pdf

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Rhythmic Gymnastics District Trial Results

Well done to our level 8 to 10 and Junior Olympic Rhythmic gymnasts with their Virtual district trial results.

Ane Roos came first all round, first ball, second rope and third free dance for level 8 (under 15). Ilanie Boonzaaier came third all round, free dance, rope and ball for level 8 (over 15). Lilia Miller came first all round, clubs, hoop and ribbon for level 10 (over 15).

In the Junior Olympic section, Nika Visser came first all round, hoop and clubs and second for ball and ribbon. Anke Visser came second all round, first ball and ribbon and second hoop and clubs. Jo-Ann Meldau came third all round and all apparatus. 

Our level 4 to 6 rhythmic gymnasts, Carley Haynes (level 4), Esmee Miller (level 6), Amarise Miller (level 6) and Idalize Roos (level 6) were scored in house.

All ten gymnasts qualified for the Cape Winelands team, which will be competing at the Western Cape Championships from 3 to 5 September 2021.

The Rhythmic Gymnastics results for level 8 and up are available at https://vdstelgim.files.wordpress.com/2021/08/winelands_district_results_level_8_10_hp_2021_xlsx_sheet22-1.pdf

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Level 4 and up District Results

Well done to all our level 4 and up gymnasts that took part in the Cape Winelands District Trials for tumbling on 30 July and for WAG on 7 August.

For tumbling Nina Joos came first for level 4 (13-14 years) and Salomie Rademeyer third for level 5 (11-12 years). Both gymnasts qualified for the Cape Winelands teams, which will be competing at the Western Cape Championships from 2-5 September 2021.

The tumbling results are available at https://vdstelgim.files.wordpress.com/2021/08/dst-tum-cwga.pdf


At the Artistic trials Dané Kietzman came second all round, first for vault and bar and third for floor for level 4 (11 years). Zara Fourie came second for vault for level 4 (11 years). Salomie Rademeyer came first all round and for all apparatus for level 5 (11 years) and Nina Joos came second all round and first for floor, second for bar and beam and third for vault for level 6 (12 years).

All four gymnasts qualified for the Cape Winelands team, which will be competing at the Western Cape Championships from 26-29 August 2021.

The WAG results are available at https://vdstelgim.files.wordpress.com/2021/08/dst-21-wag-final-scores-lev-4-cwga.pdf

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New Competition Dates and Olympic Games

Competition dates are ever changing due to Covid. The latest competition calender is below. The biggest change is that the Western Cape Championships for our level 1-3 WAG gymnasts have been postponed to 14-17 October.

For those interested in the Olympic Games a schedule for the Gymnastics events with South Africa Standard Time (GMT +2) can be downloaded here: https://vdstelgim.files.wordpress.com/2021/07/2020-olympics-schedule.pdf

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District Trial Results

Well done to our level 1 to 3 gymnasts that took part in the District Trials on 26 June 2021. We know closed competitions with all the covid protocols are intimidating. We are very proud of each and every one of you that took on the challenge!

Results for our gymnasts are as follows:

Level 1
Barbara Lategan (Gold)
Catherine Malherbe (Gold)
Ghita du Preez (Gold)
Elise Louw (Silver)
Isabella van Zyl (Silver)
Luha de Jager (Silver)
Ava Lenice Pool (Bronze)
Isabella Mong (Bronze)
Lenay Celliers (Bronze)

Level 2
Cate Venter (Gold)
Ansua Pretorius (Gold)
Anina Rademeyer (Gold)
Hannah Kemp (Silver)
Lilah King (Silver)
Nina Sophia Swanepoel (Silver)
Alcka Samuels (Silver)
Arielle Nell (Silver)
Leila Barnes (Silver)
Lindi de Villiers (Silver)
Sinayo Maxwane (Bronze)

Level 3
Fila-Marie Lategan (Gold)
Ingrid Fourie (Gold)
Liza Fouchè (Gold)
Nina du Toit (Silver)
Anje de Jager (Bronze)
Christi Kriel (Bronze)
Julie Meiring (Bronze)
Kara Mong (Bronze)

Complete results are available at https://vdstelgim.files.wordpress.com/2021/06/dst-21-wag-scores-lev-1-3-cwga-final-scores.pdf

Level 1’s
Level 1’s
Level 2’s
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Mock Competitions

We will be having mock competitions during the 15:00-17:00 training sessions this week to help prepare our gymnasts for the District Trials on Saturday, 26 June.

All the gymnasts will take part regardless of whether they have entered for the trials or not.This gives everybody an opportunity to get the competition feel and show what they have learned.

Gymnasts are welcome to dress for the occasion, but can also just come in their normal training gear.

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Public Holiday

Just a reminder that there is no training on public holidays. Our coaches and gymnasts will be taking a well deserved break on Wednesday, 16 June.

Level 4+ gymnasts please check the WhatsApp group for training times on the public holiday.

Lessons will continue as normal on Thursday.

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Plank Challenge

Well done to our juniors that took on the plank challenge. We are super impressed with all of you!

Lindi won the challenge with an astonishing 50 minutes and 4.95 seconds.

Top row: Lindi 40 minutes into her 50 minute plank and Sakura the youngest gymnast that took on the challenge.

The gymnasts taking on the challenge were Lindi, Sakura, Aria, Barbara, Melissa, Nina duT, Catherine, Fila-Marie, Nina S, Katerien, Anina, Leila, Isabella, Ingrid and Luha. Well done to all of you! The top 5 times were:

Lindi50:04.95
Nina S14:59.28
Ingrid13:04.30
Nina duT11:35.58
Fila-Marie10:06.24
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Gymnastics as normal

Please note that the new restriction on contact sports at schools does not affect gymnastics.

We will continue to apply Covid protocols. Please keep your child at home if he/she or any family member living with them displays any cold or flu symptoms as a precautionary measure.

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Competition Calender

The Competition Calender for the Cape Winelands is as follows:

Dates in yellow are for our level 1 – 3 Artistic gymnasts, orange for our level 4 + Artistic gymnasts, green for our Rhythmic Gymnasts and blue for our level 4+ Tumbling gymnasts

Please note due dates are for payment by the club. We will need your entries fees well in advanced of this. Dates will be communicated to our competition gymnasts.

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