Brittany Rogers and Briannah Tsang set for Final Olympic selection | Chiarelli WithdrawsJune 22, 2012 at 1:28 pm | Posted in Athletes, News, Women's Artistic | Leave a comment
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Flicka’s Brittany Rogers and Briannah Tsang are set for the final selection event to determine Canada’s five-member women’s Olympic artistic gymnastics team. The event is being held in Gatineau, Que. from June 24-28.
Twelve gymnasts, including Rogers and Tsang were invited to the event, but that number has dropped to 11 following the withdrawal on Thursday of former Ottawa resident Talia Chiarelli due to back problems.
Two competitions will be held with the first on Tuesday, June 26th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm and the second on Thursday, June 28th from 11 am to 1 pm.
Results will be available as soon as possible after the second competition on June 28th.
In addition to Rogers and Tsang. the gymnasts vying for a spot on the Olympic team are:
Elsabeth Black of Halifax, Jessica Dowling of Oakville, Ont., Madeline Gardiner, Victoria Moors, Mikaela Gerber, all of Cambridge, Ont., Dominique Pegg of Sarnia, Ont., Jessica Savona of Oakville, Ont., Anysia Unick of Calgary and Kristina Vaculik of Whitby, Ont.
Going into the final selection event, the top-5 ranked gymnasts based on a points system following the 2012 Canadian championships are Vaculik, Moors, Pegg, Black and Savona.