Gabriella Tsui competes on the beam at the Provincial Women’s Artistic Gymnastics championships in Port Coquitlam. Tsui was one of four Saanich gymnasts to strike gold at the provincial championships. (Alexandre Tsui photo)

Gabriella Tsui competes on the beam at the Provincial Women’s Artistic Gymnastics championships in Port Coquitlam. Tsui was one of four Saanich gymnasts to strike gold at the provincial championships. (Alexandre Tsui photo)

Saanich gymnasts strike gold at provincials

Falcon Gymnastics bring home 19 medals from championships in Port Coquitlam

Saanich gymnasts were golden at the Provincial Women’s Artistic Gymnastics championships in Port Coquitlam.

Falcon Gymnastics athletes took home 19 medals at the championships, held April 6 to 8 at the Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex, with four Saanich gymnasts striking gold in the all-around competition. The event drew more than 900 athletes from over 50 clubs across the province.

Gabriella Tsui won gold in all-around for JO5 2006, Valentina Rojas won all-around gold in J06 2005, Soleia Ouldali won all-around gold J06 2006, and Jordan Reilly won gold in all-around for J07.

The team, coached by Devin Weber, Stephanie Havers and Peter Allan, had several other individual medal placements along with winning bronze medals for the team competition in JO5 and JO6.

Saanich’s Ella Kendler just missed the podium, finishing fourth on bars for JO6.