Level 9 Under 17 All Around:
1st Place - Floor 13.60
2nd Place - Pommell Horse 11.00
1st Place - Rings 12.76
2nd Place - Vault 12.85
2nd Place - Parallel Bars 13.35
1st Place - High Bar 13.40
Individual Apparatus Finals:
Silver - Floor
Bronze - Pommell Horse
Bronze - Rings
Bronze - Vault
In other athlete news, Karate stars Joel Hennessey, Max Noble and Ben DeBortoli have earned yet another Australian representative opportunity; being selected to represent Australia at the 17th Oceania Karate Federation Championships 2016 to be held in Nouméa, New Caledonia from 16-18 September 2016. Joel will fight in the “Kumite Male Under 21 84kg+” division, while Max and Ben will fight in the “Kumite Male 16-17 year old 76kg+ and 67kg+” divisions respectively. Max is currently in final preparations for his trip to the Youth World Cup in Croatia, departing June 24.
All three karate stars have primarily been supported through sport psychology over their two plus years as part of WestVic Academy of Sport in its partnership program with Bacchus Marsh Grammar school.
That partnership features athletes from a variety of sports be supported within the “elite sport” elective subject with additional coaching in strength and conditioning in class and then additional one-to-one activities as desired by the individual athletes.
All athletes at WestVic are supported via a range of services; primarily gym programming and coaching for strength and conditioning, sport psychology, nutrition and other personal development. Academy Executive Officer Rob Ward congratulated these athletes on their achievements; “We look forward to continuing to work with them and their supporters to deliver specialist services to help them succeed”.
For further information, please contact Academy Executive Officer Rob Ward on 0417 044 419.