2019 Men’s Artistic Gymnastics National Squad

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Men's artistic gymnastics

The athletes who have been selected for the 2019 MAG National Squad are as follows: Misha Koudinov (Tri Star Gymnastics) Devy Dyson  (Tri Star Gymnastics) Kyleab Ellis (Tri Star Gymnastics) Jorden O’Connell-Inns (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Luke Dobney (Tri Star Gymnastics) Harvey Humber (Counties Manukau Gymnastics) Ethan Dick (Tri Star Gymnastics) Batu Yazici (North Harbour Gymnastics) Jack Williamson (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Dominic … Read More

RG – 2018 World Championships Tour Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the New Zealand Rhythmic Team to tour the following events: World Cup Minsk – 17-19 August World Cup Kazan – 24-26 August 2018 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships – 10-16 September   The selected athletes are: Stella Ebert (Xtreme Rhythmix) – Individual Xtreme RhythmiX Group Currently made up of Paige Grant-Huggett, Izabella … Read More

Mary Wright in Queen’s Honours List

Anna Robertsone-News, International, Women's artistic gymnastics

Today we congratulate Mary Wright who was awarded a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her services to Gymnastics. Mary first began her coaching career in Dunedin in 1965 before moving to Christchurch School of Gymnastics in 1969. Many of her athletes during this time won national titles with three competing in the 1973 World Championships. Hungry … Read More

Media release: Junior Gymnasts Bring Home the Medals

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics, Trampoline

This last weekend saw two gold and two silver medals won by New Zealand gymnasts on the world stage – three in trampoline in Italy and one in men’s artistic gymnastics in Colombia Blake Costley from Icon Trampoline Club in Auckland, finished on top of the podium in the 15-16-year-old age group, at the International Cup in Brescia, Italy. More … Read More

FIG Age Group Camp First for NZ

Anna RobertsonEducation, International, Rhythmic gymnastics

We were super excited to host the FIG Rhythmic Age Group Camp over the weekend, the first of its kind in New Zealand. This was a follow up to the Oceania Camp run last year in Australia. Developed by FIG, many federations run the Age Group Programme – some as prescribed and other federations making some adaptions. It was a … Read More

AER – 2018 World Championships Team

Anna RobertsonAerobics, Competitive Gymnastics, International, NZ Team Announcements

We are pleased to advise that the following athletes will take part in the upcoming Aerobics World Championships, and World Age Group Championships, in Guimaraes, Portugal, May 25-June 3: Laura Furse (Triple A Aerobics) – World Championships Brooke Davies (Aspire Aerobix) – World Age Group Championships   The athletes have been granted the status of ‘Hors Concours’, at the discretion … Read More

Our ‘Stella’ Debuts on the Commonwealth Stage

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

The only females in the gymnastics contingent of the NZ Team, competing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games are of course our two Stellas.  Both 15 and both debuting their first big senior event. Stella Ashcroft (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) competed in the women’s artistic gymnastics competition on Friday 6 April and qualified through to all around finals where … Read More

Alexa Awarded World Class Gymnast

Anna Robertsone-News, International, Trampoline

Trampoline and double-mini National Champion Alexa Kennedy was awarded an FIG World Class Gymnast pin from her performance at Worlds last year, the only New Zealander to have done so. FIG recognises athletes who make finals at the World Championships as World Class. “Being a world-class gymnast has always been a dream since my very first competition, watching the seniors … Read More

2018 Prime Ministers Scholarship Recipients

Anna Robertsone-News, Education, International

Gymnastics New Zealand is excited to announce that six international judges are the recipients of a Prime Minister’s Scholarship. Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Officials (judges) helps judges gain the skills to officiate at pinnacle events. The scholarship is awarded once a year. Recipients of a 2018 Scholarship are: • Michelle Woolf – Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (Hutt Valley) • Gareth Brettell … Read More

Men’s Results at Gold Coast 2018

Anna RobertsonGold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Men's artistic gymnastics

Day one of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games saw some fantastic performances from our men’s artistic gymnastics (MAG) team.  After competing in Subdivision two, it was an anxious wait as previous top seeds Canada, England and Scotland battled it out in the final subdivision to determine the medalists.  Our NZ Team’s best result was on vault where they placed … Read More