Hazyview gymnasts win a haul of medals

Ten gymnasts from Hazyview Gymnastics Club recently represented the province in the North Zone Championships held in Eldoraigne, Pretoria.
“PJ (Kraft) had a bad fall on his first apparatus, injuring his foot with the warm-up vault. He was then stabilised and strapped. He refused to quit the games and managed to finish all the apparatus with his injured foot. Not even the judges were sure whether he would be able to finish the games, but he pulled through and was very pleased with his results,” said head coach, Maré Putter.
Level 1 girls
• Ashley Shaw – gold medal, vault 9,50 (third) and 23rd overall
• Riane Burger – bronze (103 gymnasts took part in this age group and level)
• Erin du Plessis – silver (sixth on beam 8,60 and sixth floor 8,95) and 11th overall.
Level 2 boys
• Richard Clarke – gold medal (first low bar 8,70, third parallel bar 8,950, fourth floor 9,20) and second overall
• PJ Kraft – bronze (fourth parallel bar 8,75) and eighth overall.
Level 3 girls
• Georga Kraft – silver and 34th overall
• Kayleigh Wallace – bronze (11th on bar 9,05)
• Leanri Maartens – bronze
• Tiffany Marshall – bronze
• Lixi Price – silver (11th on vault 8,80, 13th beam 9,10 and 15th on bar 8,40) and 18th overall.

Marlet Ireland

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