Media Release: Gymnastics Battle Officially Begins

Anna Robertson2016 NZ Gymsports Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, Media Release

Media release: Wednesday 28 September 2016 The 2016 NZ Gymsports Championships was officially opened by Mayor Tim Shadbolt, at ILT Stadium Southland tonight. Almost a thousand athletes from 16 provinces were welcomed to their national championships, with locals Southland marching in last to a massive home town cheer. Athletes from all five gymnastics sports will battle it out for the … Read More

Rio Appeal Upheld for NZ Gymnast

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Rio 2016

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Jury of Appeal, has upheld a protest lodged by GymSports NZ on behalf of it’s athlete, Courtney McGregor. The protest concerned McGregor’s score on the vault apparatus, specifically her second vault. After Courtney completed her second vault, the score for this vault, and then her average of the two vault scores was … Read More

History made as trio of Gymnasts selected into the New Zealand Olympic Team

GymSports NZCompetitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Rio 2016

Media Release – under embargo until 11.05am 11 May 2016 NZ time Gymnasts Courtney McGregor, Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov and Dylan Schmidt have been selected to the New Zealand Olympic Team to Rio, making up the largest gymnastics contingent to represent New Zealand in over 50 years. This will be the first time since the Sydney 2000 Games that a New … Read More

History Made at Olympic Test Event

GymSports NZCompetitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Rio 2016

Dylan Schmidt from Auckland’s Extreme Trampoline has this morning qualified New Zealand’s first ever trampoline Olympic spot, at the Test Event in Rio. As with the two gymnastics spots already qualified, confirmation is dependent on selection from the NZ Olympic Committee by meeting their over-riding criteria of a top 16 capability with top 8 potential in Rio. Dylan ended his junior career winning … Read More

Gymnasts qualify two spots to Rio

GymSports NZCompetitive Gymnastics, Media Release, Rio 2016

Gymnasts Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov from North Harbour Gymnastics and Courtney McGregor from Christchurch School of Gymnastics, have each qualified Olympic spots, at the Test Event in Rio this week. Confirming the Olympic spots are dependent on selection by the NZ Olympic Committee, with athletes having to meet their over–riding criteria of a top 16 capability with the potential to finish in the top 8 … Read More