Nine gymnasts from the Cooroy Gymnastics Club qualified and competed in the 2013 Queensland State Gymnastics Championships at the Chandler Sports Centre in Brisbane.
The championships is the main event for competitive gymnasts throughout Queensland, with over 700 competitors from 45 clubs representing all eight regions taking part.
The team of nine consisted of seven girls; Sarah Toffoli, Chakera Thompson, Shae Miller, Tahlia Duke, Lily Hooper, Hannah Parlane, Nikita Cabrera, and two boys, Jonah Harrison and Finlay Jones.
The girls competed in over all four apparatus in levels 4 and 5 spread over the three days of competition. For most of the girls this was their first time competing at this level which is a fantastic achievement. Whilst no medals were won, there were many personal bests an highlights for all gymnasts over the competition.
Both boys competed all six apparatus at level 5 at this years championships and finished inside the top 10 in the state for their devisions.
Level 5 Under Finlay Jones: 2nd Vault, 4th Rings and 7th Overall
Level 5 Over Jonah Harrison: 1st Rings, 2nd Pommel and 4th Overall