Media release: Schmidt Welcomes World Gymnastics Power Houses to New Zealand.

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Media release: 11 a.m. Friday 15 March 2019 Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) is excited to announce that they have secured hosting rights for the 2020 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships, to take place in Tauranga 17-19 April 2020. The biennial event gathers the best of men’s and women’s artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics from the 21 eligible Pacific Rim nations, including traditional power houses … Read More

Media release: Gymnastics in the Family for Youth Olympic Games Athlete

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

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has named men’s artist gymnastics athlete Samuel (Sam) Dick (Tri Star Gymnastics, Auckland) to the New Zealand Team for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. Sam was selected following strong results on the international stage in Germany and Japan last year before winning the Oceania spot at the Youth Olympic Games qualifying event in … 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

Gymnastics Coaches Selected to NZ Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, International, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics, NZ Team Announcements, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

We are super pleased to announce that the New Zealand Olympic Committee has officially selected the gymnastics support staff who will accompany our athletes to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games next month. Men’s Artistic Gymnastics – Head Coach David Phillips David is the coach to four out of five of the selected athletes. David is NZ’s most experienced MAG coach … Read More

Media Release: Two Further Gymnasts Selected for Gold Coast 2018

Anna RobertsonInternational, Media Release, NZ Team Announcements, Rhythmic gymnastics, Women's artistic gymnastics

The New Zealand Olympic Committee and Gymnastics New Zealand have named a further two gymnastics athletes to the New Zealand Team for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. 15 year old women’s artistic athlete Stella Ashcroft from Christchurch School of Gymnastics has been selected to the team for her strengths in vault and beam. Though going into her first senior … Read More

Media Release: Bishop and Koudinov Back For Gold Coast Games

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, International, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics, NZ Team Announcements

Glasgow Commonwealth Games bronze medallist David Bishop and Olympian Misha (Mikhail) Koudinov are among a team of five gymnasts named to the New Zealand Team to Gold Coast 2018 today. Named to the cheers of school children at a Queen’s Baton Relay sports event today at Victoria Park in Auckland, the team were personally congratulated by the Rt Hon Jacinda … Read More

Media Release: Kiwi Invents New Gymnastics Move

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

The International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) announced over the weekend that six new elements will be published in the International Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Code of Points. One of these is ‘the Koudinov’, created, performed and submitted by our Kiwi Olympian Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov. “I had the idea of it in my head for probably 10 years, but never considered it … Read More

Media release: New National Trampoline Champions Named

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Trampoline Gymnastics Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Trampoline

260 athletes bounced their way into the Pioneer Stadium this week for the 2017 NZ Trampoline Championships.  From Northland to Southland, they’ve represented 14 provinces around New Zealand, to battle it out for National titles. The Championships returned to Christchurch for the first time in 10 years, and was organised by the Gymsports in Canterbury Charitable Trust, led by Nigel … Read More

Media Release: More National Gymnastics Titles Won

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships, Aerobics, Media Release, Rhythmic gymnastics

The 2017 Aerobics and Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships has come to a close at Auckland’s ASB Arena today. Over the past 5 days, 449 athletes from 16 provinces have competed for national titles. The 2017 New Zealand Rhythmic title has gone to Stella Ebert of Auckland, after placing first in all apparatus.  The Junior athlete applied for permission to compete in … Read More

Media Release: Gymnastics Battle for National Titles

Anna Robertson2017 NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News, Media Release, Men's artistic gymnastics

Media release: Sunday 8 October 2017 The 2017 NZ Artistic Gymnastics Championships has wrapped up in Nelson today. 400 athletes from 16 provinces descended on the Trafalgar centre for what was a spectacular show of New Zealand gymnastics. The National Championships was split this year into 3 separate events – Artistic Gymnastics here in Nelson, Rhythmic and Aerobic Gymnastics currently … Read More