Aldergrove resident and Twisters Gymnastics athlete Carissa Williams is B.C.'s Provincial Level 4 Novice champion.
She was one of a trio of gymnasts from the Abbotsfod team who won provincial titles at the BC Gymnastics Championships, hosted by Flicka Gymnastics and held last weekend (April 13-15) at the Harry Jerome Recreation Centre in North Vancouver.
The Twisters Women's National Open Team placed second place in its category.
Langley gymnasts and Twisters members Kyle Machibroda-Ames and Aidan Daniell qualified for the 2012 Western Canadian Gymnastics Championships being held May 3-5 at Langley Events Centre.
In competition, the women have four disciplines: floor, vault, beam, and uneven bars.
The men compete in six disciplines: pommel horse, high bar, rings, vault, floor, and parallel bars.
Both men and women get an all-around score.
The Level 1 athletes on the men's side get gold, silver, or bronze in all disciplines.
From Langley and Aldergrove:
Paula Melger-Ida, Prov. Level 2 Tyro: tied for bronze on beam; tied for bronze on floor; tied for 12th all-around.
Carissa Williams, Prov. Level 4 Novice: provincial champion on beam; bronze on vault; allaround B.C. champion.
Aiden Daniell, National Youth: 4th on high bar, 7th on floor, 8th on pommel horse, rings, vault, and parallel bars, 8th allaround.
Kayle Machibroda, National Open: silver on rings and parallel bars; bronze on high bar, bronze all-around.
Jonathan Osers, Senior: silver on floor, bronze on vault, 5th all-around.
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