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Team BC Men Grab Gymnastics Bronze

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 @ 3:44 AM

By Danielle Williams, Team BC Mission Staffaaronmah

Prince George, B.C. – Team BC men’s gymnastics team has captured the bronze medal in the men’s team event.  .  The team, consisting of Aaron Mah of Vancouver,  ( in photo at right) , Cameron Stanley (Cultus Lake), Darren Wong (Vancouver), Michael Sibley (North Vancouver), Steven Chaplin (Mission) and Alexander Farquharson (Delta), placed third behind Ontario and Quebec.  The team, energized by the hometown crowd, had strong showings in the high bar and floor exercise events.

Mah, the top ranked Team BC member and team captain, had the fourth highest combined score of the competition.

“I am really proud of the team today.  We were really supportive of each other and stuck our routines when it really counted” said Mah.

Mah along with Chaplin and Sibley have qualified for the men’s all around competition taking place Wednesday at the Northern Sport Centre.

The women’s gymnastics team continues competition today with Shallon Olsen (Surrey), Clair Kaji (Vancouver) and Itzia San Roman (Burnaby) competing in the women’s all around event.


I always thought gymnastics was a summer games/summer Olympics event. Why is it in the winter games now?

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