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Kids World Athletes Win Medals at the 2013 U.S. Championships

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Contact: Gene Kohler

Telephone: (314) 838-5867

E-mail: gene@kidsworldgymnastics.com

 

KIDS WORLD GYMNASTICS ATHLETES WIN GOLD, BRONZE, AND SILVER MEDALS!

2013 U.S. TRAMPOLINE AND TUMBLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

The 2013 U.S. Trampoline and Tumbling Championships took place July 4th-10th inside Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, MO. The event featured competition for the Elite Division and the Junior Olympic Division for Levels 5-10 with athletes competing in trampoline, double-mini trampoline, synchronized trampoline and tumbling for both men and women. With more than 2,100 athletes from all of the US, this was a jam packed weeklong competition and the biggest U.S. Championships yet.

Kids World Gymnastic’s competitive Trampoline and Tumbling team called St. Louis Elite sent 12 athletes to this event, claiming a total of 2 Gold, 3 Silver, and 2 Bronze medals. The top 8 athletes in their level and age group make the podium. Our team also had 2 Fourth place, 1 Six place, and 2 Seventh place and 1 Eighth place finishes.

“I knew our athletes had a good shot of placing. They train incredibly hard with strong drive and determination. At an event this big, with the best talent across the US coming to claim a Medal, pressure is high. I am incredibly pleased to see all of this hard work payoff! These athletes deserve the recognition and continue to impress me every season with these huge accomplishments!” said Head Coach Gene Kohler

Results are available online at http://usagym.org/pages/post.html?PostID=12500&prog=tt

Samuel Mainieri

Won a Gold Medal Level 9 Trampoline 15 and Over Male

Won a Gold Medal Level 8 Double Mini Trampoline 15 and Over Male

Won a Bronze Medal Level 6 Tumbling 15 and Over Male

Clayton Janvrin

Won a Silver Medal Level 10 Trampoline 15-16 Male

4th Place Level 10 Double Mini 15-16 Male

4th Place Level 10 Tumbling 15-16 Male

Andrew Shelton

Won a Silver Medal Level 10 Double Mini 17 and Over Male

Abbigail Young

Won a Silver Medal Level 5 Tumbling 6 & Under Female

James Tarman

Won a Bronze Medal Level 6 Tumbling 11-12 Male

8th place Level 8 Trampoline 11-12 Male

Connor Ray

Won a Bronze Medal Level 6 Trampoline 11-12 Male

These athletes made the Podium at their 1st US Championships.

Rachael Gray

6th Place Level 7 Tumbling 13-14 Female

Marshall Burgess

7th Place Level 7 Trampoline 13-14 Male

7th Place Level 6 Double Mini 13-14 Male

Max Grimes, Max Boehmer, Taylor Fumagalli, and Kaitlyn Robertson also performed well placing in the top 1/2 of their competitors in their age groups.

Athletes must qualify for The U.S. Championships at State or Regional Championships. At the U.S. Championships athletes compete in their level against other qualified athletes in their age group and gender.

All 12 of our athletes performed well having a great experience at the 2013 US Trampoline and Tumbling Championships. These St. Louis Elite athletes have made us all proud here at Kids World Gymnastics “A World Where Every Child Can Succeed”

St. Louis Elite is a competitive team organization dedicated to enhancing each athlete’s life through competition and training, by developing strength, agility, courage, confidence, and discipline; thereby creating a safe, positive, winning environment. Coaches are Charles Miller and Gene Kohler. St. Louis Elite trains at Kids World Gymnastics, 8701 Dunn Road, Hazelwood, MO 63042. For more information about St. Louis Elite and Kids World Gymnastics please visit our website at http://kidsworldgymnastics.com.