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 she placed 13th.  Her full results are as follows:

  • Vault – placed 15th
  • Bars – placed 29th
  • Beam – placed 15th
  • Floor – placed 27th

See full results.

Stella Ebert (Xtreme Rhythmix) competed in the rhythmic gymnastics competition on Wednesday 11 April where she placed 22nd overall, missing out on finals by 0.55.  Stella’s final results are as follows:

  • Hoop – placed 19th
  • Ball – placed 23rd
  • Clubs – placed 22nd
  • Ribbon – placed 21st

See full results.


Like the boys, we are proud of the way that both Stella’s have represented our community both inside and outside of competition.  A fantastic experience for both first-year seniors that we are sure will go along way in helping them achieve more of their gymnastics goals moving forward.