Media release: Schmidt Wins a Trampoline Bronze in Tokyo

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Dylan Schmidt took to the Olympic stage today, competing in the men’s trampoline event, where he won bronze—New Zealand’s first trampoline Olympic medal. The double Olympian put up a strong compulsory routine of 52.415 followed by an even stronger voluntary routine scoring him 59.705, qualifying him through to finals in 3rd place. Dylan then jumped a solid 60.675 for his … Read More

Media release: Gymnastics New Zealand Appointments Panel Establishing Independent Steering Committee to Progress Recommendations Following Independent Review

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Gymnastics New Zealand has announced that an independent Appointments Panel will be seeking expressions of interest for participation in an independent 10-member Gymnastics New Zealand Steering Committee (GNZSC) which will propose changes to implement the Independent Review recommendations. The independent Appointments Panel includes Dr Shane Collins (Independent Chair), Maree Burnett, Chantal Brunner and Dr Karina McHardy. Dr Shane Collins is … Read More

TRA 2021 World Championships

Anna RobertsonInternational

The 2021 Trampoline World Championships is being held in Baku, Azerbaijan, 18-21 November, and we are excited to announce the following team to represent New Zealand. Trampoline Madaline Davidson (Olympia Gymnastic Sports) Coach – Alex Nilov (Olympia Gymnastic Sports) Dylan Schmidt (Icon Trampoline) Coach – Angie Dougal (Icon Trampoline) Double-mini Bronwyn Dibb (ICE Trampoline Sports) Coach – Nigel Humphreys (ICE … Read More

WAG 2021 World Championships

Anna RobertsonInternational

We are thrilled to announce a women’s artistic team to represent New Zealand at the 2021 Artistic Gymnastics Championships to be held 18-24 October in Kitakyushu, Japan. The team is: Isabella Brett (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Coach – Rian Reza (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Judge – Avril Enslow (Christchurch School of Gymnastics) Congratulations to you all and best wishes for … Read More

Media release: More Firsts for Gymnastics with Olympic Team Selections

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

Three New Zealand gymnastics athletes have been selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games. The gymnastics team for Tokyo 2020 is: Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov, coached by David Phillips – men’s artistic gymnastics (Tri Star Gymnastics Club, Auckland) Madaline (Maddie) Davidson, coached by Alexander (Alex) Nilov – trampoline gymnastics (Olympia Gymnastic Sports, Christchurch) Dylan Schmidt, coached by Angie Dougal – trampoline gymnastics … Read More

MAG 2021 World Championships

Anna RobertsonInternational

Having not had the opportunity to announce a travelling team in over a year, it brings us great pleasure to announce the following team to represent New Zealand at the 2021 Men’s Artistic Gymnastics Championships to be held 18-24 October in Kitakyushu, Japan. Dominic Bigsby (North Harbour Gymnastics Club) Sam Dick (Tri Star Gymnastics) Ethan Dick (Tri Star Gymnastics) Devy … Read More

Media release: NZ Trampoline Athlete Soars to Historic Olympic Qualification

Anna RobertsonMedia Release

New Zealand trampoline athlete Madaline (Maddie) Davidson has provisionally qualified a spot to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after an outstanding performance at the Aere World Cup in Brescia, Italy, on the weekend. If selected to the New Zealand Olympic Team, this would make Maddie the first female from New Zealand to ever compete in trampoline gymnastics at the Olympics. Trampoline … Read More

Misha Wins Olympic Quota Spot

Anna Robertsone-News

Mikhail (Misha) Koudinov won the 2021 Artistic Gymnastics Oceania Championships on the Gold Coast on Friday 21 May. Misha took on the Australians single-handedly at their national championships which also served as the Oceania championships and the decider for the continental spot at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Misha is no stranger to Olympic qualification as he was selected … Read More

Message from Tony

Anna RobertsonCEO / Board Updates

As we embark on the competition season for 2021, I just wanted to take a moment to look back on the past year.  A year that caused stress, anxiety and nervousness across NZ, and of course it was a tough year for our gymnastics community. As you contemplate the role you will play in the coming season, I would ask you to be … Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Gymnastics New Zealand releases report following Independent Whole of Sport Review

Anna RobertsonIndependent Review, Media Release

UNDER MEDIA EMBARGO UNTIL 9AM WEDNESDAY 10 FEBRUARY. Gymnastics New Zealand (Gymnastics NZ) has released the report documenting the findings of the independent review which was commissioned following serious and distressing allegations of abuse within the sport. The review team of David Howman, Dr Lesley Nicol, and Rachel Vickery received more than 200 submissions during the extended review period. Gymnastics … Read More