Young gymnasts impress at Western Cape championships

Budding gymnasts from Paradigm Sports Academy, based at Spine Road High School in Rocklands, were in fine form at the weekend’s Cape Town Gymnastics Association’s Western Cape championship Level 1-3 competition, held in Saldanha Bay.

Pictured, from left, are, Paradigm Sports Academy gymnastic coach Adnaan Appies, with gold medal winners Aaleyah Pietersen, Lux McGear, club supporter Louise Beukes and Kendall Beukes. Ms Beukes is Lux and Kendall’s grandmother.
Cousins Lux McGear, 10 a Grade 4 pupil at West End Primary, and Kendall Beukes, 9, a Grade 2 pupil at Highlands Primary, won gold in their respective divisions at the weekend’s Western Cape championships in Saldanha Bay.
Paradigm Sports Academy’s Fadwa Arendse, a Grade 5 pupil at West End Primary, won bronze at the Western Cape championships
Paradigm Sports Academy’s Aaleyah Pietersen was among the top performers at the weekend’s Western Cape championships, in Saldanha Bay, winning gold in her division.
Zia Bailey, left, and Ria Allie can barely contain their delight following their gold medal performance at the weekend’s Western Cape Level 1-3 championships.