Trampolinists and acrobats to compete at 2014 Indo Pacific Championships in Sun City30/06/2014
2014 Indo Pacific Championships
Sun City (RSA), July 1 – 4, 2014
The Indo Pacific Championships, an international Trampoline, Tumbling and Acrobatic Gymnastics competition that takes place every two years, will be held July 1 – 4, 2014, at Sun City in South Africa’s North West Province. Over 200 gymnasts and officials from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Namibia, Egypt and South Africa will participate in this event that is hosted by the South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF).
Sun City will see 3 days of gymnastics action at their main entertainment venue, the Superbowl Arena. The opening ceremony takes place the morning of Wednesday, July 2, leading into Competition Day 1 with entertaining Trampoline, Double Mini Trampoline and Acrobatic Gymnastics.
Team South Africa will field two World Class senior gymnasts, that of Bianca Zoonekynd and Offering Tlaka. Both gymnasts have featured at Trampoline World Championship final events, with Bianca being South Africa’s most successful Trampoline gymnast, having attained two consecutive World Championship silver medals in 2010 and 2011 for Double Mini.
Not only will there be gymnastics action at Sun City, the event will also include an Outreach Project, which will see gymnastics activities conducted by participating international and South African delegates in neighboring North West communities.
With assistance from the North West Gymnastics Federation, the Mmabana Arts, Culture and Sport Foundation and the North West Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, the Outreach Project aims to further encourage and develop gymnastics in the North West Province.
About the Indo Pacific Championships
The Indo Pacific Championships aims to provide international experience to teams who lie along the Indian and Pacific Oceans. These championships occur every two years, featuring gymnastics disciplines of Trampoline and Tumbling Gymnastics. For the first time Acrobatic Gymnastic will also feature in 2014. Competitions will be held in Individual Trampoline, Synchronised Trampoline, Double Mini Trampoline, Tumbling, and Acrobatic Gymnastics.
Although an Indo Pacific Regional Competition, these Championships are also open to all FIG member countries including Europe.
Hosted by the South African Gymnastics Federation, the 2014 Championships will be held at the Superbowl, Sun City.
Event website - http://www.sagf.co.za/events/indo-pacific-championships-2014
Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/indopacifics2014/info
SAGF Twitter - https://twitter.com/SAGymnastics
Programme - http://goo.gl/Q3dvZX
Event details - http://goo.gl/umGjIE
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