PROUD: Eryn Parker has earned another state selection.
PROUD: Eryn Parker has earned another state selection. Contributed GLA240418ERYN

Our gymnasts are bound for Melbourne

GYMNASTICS: Several Gladstone gymnasts performed above and beyond the call of duty in Brisbane.

And they have been rewarded with state team selections for the Australian Gymnastics National Championships in Melbourne from May 21-27.

There were three first placings from Gladstone's ACRO partnerships with Level 8 trio of Samarah Littlemore, Mia Nunn and Maddison Doran top of the podium in the Women's Group category.

Level 7 Women's Pair Emma Tiboni and Izabeya Jones claimed first while Naz Abbas and Brynn Beamish claimed top honours in the Level 6 Women's Pair.

It was a triple treat for Eryn Parker who gained state selection in the Womens Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) category.

Level 10 Parker was placed sixth overall after day one in the individuals class, but she secured her selection for Queensland for the third year in succession after she finished in the top three at the competition of day two.

"All gymnasts performed very well and some reached personal best scores over their respected two day competition,” Gladstone Gymnastics Club administrator Amy Dew said.

"We are all very proud of Eryn and she must be truly commended for her dedicated and commitment to gymnastics.”

After the big event in Melbourne next month, several gymnasts will then compete at the ACRO Queensland Cup on the Gold Coast June 23-24.

It's then a trip to New Zealand where Christchurch will host its Invitational for Level 4 and above WAG and Men's Artistic Gymnastics categories.



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