Year 2007

2007gold-1024x708Gold Medal Performance Award, December 2007
From the plaque: “Gymnastics Ontario proudly recognizes Ottawa Rhythmic Gymnastics Club for your Gold Medal Performance in hosting 2007 Rhythmic Gymnastics Provincial Championships”

From the letter: “You have certainly raised the bar on the standards for hosting our Provincial Championships. Your careful attention to detail and your efforts to ensure that everyone visiting was treated royally did not go unnoticed. Your venue certainly provided an ideal setting for the competition and all of your volunteers were outstanding. They were friendly and helpful and really worked hard to ensure the success of the meet. Your efforts were always in the best interests of the athletes. Congratulations and thanks to all of you.”

2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games, Shanghai, China, October 2-11, 2007
We wish to congratulate Christina for winning gold for Canada at the 2007 World Games! Christina won one gold in rope and 4 silvers, including the all-around. We’d also like to congratulate the other 3 Team Canada Rhythmic Gymnasts (Catherine, Emily, and Teagan), who had all trained in our club before the Games, for winning gold for Canada at this high profile event. The 4 girls had won a total of 20 medals for Canada (9 gold, 8 silver, 3 bronze)! There were over 10,000 athletes, coaches and delegation members from more than 160 countries attended the Games.

Congratulations to Christina on receiving the 2007 SO Ontario Female Athlete of the Year Award ! The award will be presented at the SO Ontario Provincial Conference in Toronto in November, 2007. Christina will also represent Canada to compete in the 2007 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Shanghai, China. See report at: Ottawa gymnast bound for Special Olympics – The Ottawa Centretown News, Sept. 28, 2007

Champion’s Day at Wonderland, Toronto, June 17, 2007

International Children’s Day Performance at the Chinese Embassy, June 6, 2007
2007 Ontario Provincial Championships, Ottawa, June 2-3, 2007 The club had the honour to host the 2007 Ontario Provincial Championships at Ashbury College in Rockcliffe Park on June 2-3, 2007. It was a great success in terms of organization and competition results. We sent 28 girls to the competition and won 4 gold, 10 silver, 17 bronze, and 30 ribbons (4th-8th). There were over 170 gymnasts from 19 clubs in Ontario participated in the competition. This was the second time the club hosted such a high profile event in Ottawa.

In the news – The Ottawa Citizen, June 2, 2007


Second Ontario Provincial Qualifier, Toronto, May 5-6, 2007
We sent a team to the competition and won 2 gold, 16 silver, 14 bronze, and 28 ribbons (4th-8th).

First Ontario Provincial Qualifier, Toronto, Mar 31-Apr 1, 2007
We sent a team to the competition and won 8 gold (include 2 all-around gold and 3 group gold), 4 silver, 8 bronze, and 42 ribbons (4th-8th). There were over 170 gymnasts from 15 clubs in Ontario participated in the competition.

<– Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Meets Our Gymnasts, May 31, 2007

Kalev Cup Invitational, Toronto, March 10-11, 2007
Gold: 9, Silver: 10, Bronze: 8, Ribbon (4th-8th): 29. Congratulations!

2007 Crystal Cup, Montreal, Feb 24-25, 2007
Gold: 27, Silver: 9, Bronze: 8. Congratulations!

Kanata Cup Invitational Competition, Kanata, February 17-18, 2007
Congratulations to all our gymnasts on winning the 2007 Kanata Cup (awarded to team with the best competition results). We won 36 gold (include 10 all-around gold), 15 silver, 11 bronze, and many ribbons (4th-8th).