Surrey gymnasts in the medals at Zone Three meet

Surrey Gymnastic Society pair win overall medals in Coquitlam

A pair of gymnasts from the Surrey Gymnastic Society won overall medals at the Zone Three (Fraser Valley) championships in Coquitlam.

North Delta resident Alice Bashko won the overall gold medal in the Junior Olympic Level 3 (JO3) for athletes born in 2004-05. The nine-year-old won silver medals on vault and beam, earned a bronze on bars and was fourth on floor.

Viktoria Duchesne, seven, of South Surrey won the all around silver medal in the JO3 (2007-08) group. Duchesne won a gold medal on vault, placed fourth on bars and beam and was fifth on floor.

Surrey resident Mackenzie Long, 10, was fourth all around in the JO4 (2001-04) category after winning a silver medal on floor, a bronze on beam and placing four on bars. In the same group, Uliana Grichkovskaia, 11, was sixth all around after a fifth on beam and six on floor. Kelsey Snow, 11, of North Delta was fourth on beam.

Chloe Dickson of Surrey also placed fourth all around. Competing in the JO2 (2001-05) group, the nine-year-old won silver medals on vault and beam, took a bronze on floor and was fifth on bars.

Eight-year-old Talya Jalbert of Surrey just missed an all around medal in the JO2 (2006-07) category. She did win silver on floor and bronze on bars, and added a fourth place score on vault. Teammate Melissa Piliotis, also eight, was fourth on vault and fifth on floor.

In JO6, 12-year-old Nicole Czerniakowski was fifth all all around with a gold medal performance on b and fourth place scored on beam and floor. Teammate Chenay Wong, 10, of Surrey was fourth on bars.

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