July 22-31, 2001, Chinese Rhythmic Gymnastics Team Visit Our Club
Three Chinese Rhythmic Gymnasts (national level), their coach, and four officials visited our club on July 22-31, 2001, About 20 gymnasts from our club did workshops with them and had training together. It was a great success and our girls had a lot of fun sharing rhythmic gymnastics experiences with their Chinese partners.
Canada Day performance at Parliament Hill, July 1, 2001
The club was invited by CBC to perform on Canada Day at Parliament Hill on July 1, 2001, together with some other famous singers, musicians, and artists. We sent 12 gymnasts (both competitive and recreational groups) to perform hoop and ribbon routines, choreographed by the main theme of the IV Games of La Francophonie. The show was aired alive by CBC across Canada at the noon and was well received. People are especially impressed by the five Olympic rings formed by the hoop girls. Some of our gymnasts’ pictures were also featured by the Ottawa Citizen.
2001 Red Ribbon Aesthetic Group Gymnastics Competition, Stittsville, June 9, 2001
We sent five inter-club competitive groups (34 gymnasts) to the 2001 Red Ribbon Aesthetic Group Gymnastics Competition in Stittsville on June 9, 2001. Child Category: Team I Ottawa Rhythmic Future: All-around gold medal; Team II Ottawa Rhythmic Dynamic: All-around silver medal. Pre-Teen Category: Team I Senior: Free routine: second place; Team II Junior: Creative routine: fourth place. Adult Category: All-around silver medal. We also won 3 trophies for The Youngest Team, The Overall Champions in Child Category, and The Club with the Most Gymnasts Registered awards. There were a total of 25 groups and 165 gymnasts participated in the competition. The medals were based on overall group performance only.
2001 Ontario Provincial Championships, Toronto, May 18-20, 2001
We sent 12 girls to the 2001 Ontario Provincial Championships in Toronto. Group competition: silver medal (11 teams). Individual: 2 silver, 4 bronze, and 11 ribbons (4th-8th).
Kalev/York Rhythmics Invitational 2001, Toronto, April 28-29, 2001
We sent 10 girls to the competition and won 7 medals (4 gold, 3 bronze) and 15 ribbons (4th-8th).
2001 East Divisional Provincial Qualifier, Toronto, April 5-6, 2001
We sent 13 girls to the competition and won 10 medals (4 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze) and 19 ribbons (4th-8th). The medals include one all-around gold medal for individual routine and one gold medal for group routine.
2001 Kanata Cup Invitational Competition, Stittsville, March 24-25, 2001
We sent 12 girls to the competition and won 9 medals (2 gold, 3 silver, 4 bronze) and 16 ribbons (4th-8th). 138 gymnasts from 16 clubs participated in the competition.
The 11th Annual Etobicoke Invitational Competition, Toronto, February 23-25, 2001
We sent 14 girls to the competition and won 17 medals (6 gold, 4 silver, 7 bronze) and 19 ribbons (4th-8th). 181 gymnasts (both provincial and national) from 13 clubs participated in the competition. The medals include two all-around gold medals for individual routines and one silver medal for group routine (7 teams competed).