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Sep 10, 2017

Wentworth Gymnasts win Gold!

Fresh from their success at the Auckland Secondary Schools Championships, the Wentworth Senior Rhythmic Gymnastics team competed at the New Zealand Schools Championships at the ASB Stadium on Saturday morning.
Despite a few pre-competition nerves, the team of Bronte Heath, Sophia Mueller, Emma Gilpin, Alex Dobson and Caitlin Smith rallied to win the New Zealand Year 9/10 Rhythmic Gymnastics Group title.
Immediately after the group competition, Sophia, Emma, Alex and Caitlin faced stiff competition in the Novice Open Individual grade, with incredible success sweeping all three medals with just 0.167 separating 1st and 3rd place overall


Caitlin Smith - Gold & NZ Champion (All Around) - 14.967
Sophia Mueller - Silver (All Around) - 14.933
Emma Gilpin - Bronze (All Around) -   14.800
Alex Dobson - 5th overall - 13.650
Hoop Routine
Caitlin Smith - NZ Champion
Emma Gilpin - 2nd
Alex Dobson - 3rd
Ball Routine
Sophia Mueller - NZ Champion
Caitlin Smith  - 2nd
Emma Gilpin - 3rd
Following on from the success of the Senior team, the Wentworth Junior Rhythmic Gymnastics team of Caitlin Smith, Natalie Brewer, Teresa Sell and Sophia Gardiner will attempt to add to the medal haul at the AIMS Games in Tauranga this week.