Kent’s Metropolitan Gymnastics shines at regionals

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:36pm
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Kent’s Metropolitan Gymnastics boys and girls teams dominated their respective USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Regional Championships.

Nine boys qualified for the upcoming nationals in Oklahoma City, Okla. They captured seven all-around championships, three silver and three bronze medals in the all-around at the recent regional meet in Eugene, Ore.

The girls team also qualified nine athletes to nationals – seven to the Level 10 meet in Cincinnati and two Level 9 competitors to the Junior Olympic Western Nationals in Salt Lake City. In all, Metropolitan Gymnastics had nine all-around champions and two bronze all-around medalists at the regional meet in Tacoma.

In addition, the girls and boys team coaching staffs were recognized as programs of the year in the state of Washington.

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