Canadian gymnasts acquire 6 medals at Commonwealth Video games


GOLD COAST, Australia — Canadian gymnasts had a day to recollect on the Commonwealth Video games on Sunday with a bumper six-pack of medals highlighted by Shallon Olsen’s gold and Scott Morgan’s silver and bronze.

The haul of 1 gold, three silver and two bronze raised Canada’s whole to 9 gymnastics medals (3-4-2) with someday of competitors remaining.

Canada got here into the day with three gymnastics medals: gold for the ladies’s staff and Halifax’s Ellie Black within the particular person all-around, and silver for the lads in staff occasion.

Morgan, from North Vancouver, began Sunday’s run with a silver within the males’s flooring train earlier than Zach Clay of Chilliwack, B.C., earned bronze within the pommel horse.

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Silver medalist Nile Wilson of England, Gold medalist Courtney Tulloch of England, and Bronze medalist Scott Morgan of Canada, pose for photographs from the rostrum through the medals ceremony of the rings occasion within the inventive gymnastics males’s equipment last at Coomera Indoor Stadium through the Commonwealth Video games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, April 8, 2018.

Olsen, from Surrey, B.C., and Black then went 1-2 on the ladies’s vault.

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“Completely implausible,” stated Olsen. “The gang was so uplifting and supportive I can’t thank everyone sufficient for this chance. It’s simply nice to be on the market representing Canada.”

Canada’s Shallon Olsen competes within the ladies’s vault last inventive gymnastics occasion through the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Video games on the Coomera Indoor Sports activities Centre on the Gold Coast on April 8, 2018.

Morgan then took bronze within the rings and Calgary’s Brittany Rogers earned silver within the ladies’s uneven bars.

“It was a really humbling second and I simply tried to soak all of it in and tried to take an image in my thoughts of this second,” stated the 24-year-old Rogers. “I’ve labored arduous for it and it’s one thing that might very properly be the swan music that I used to be on the lookout for.”


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