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Gymsports CSS Championship
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T Burgess —

Paris Chin, in Year 10, continues to impress on the international stage representing New Zealand in Rhythmic Gymnastics.

 Many of the Burnside High School Gymsports team also hold regional and national titles for Trampolining, Rhythmic or Artistic Gymnastics.

This year, for the first time in many years, Burnside High School won the Top School Award at the CSS Gymsports Championships, held on the 18 June at Olympia. The individual placings at this event were as follows:


International Paris Chin 1st Ball, 1st Clubs, 1st Ribbon

International Miyu Wadamori 2nd Ball, 2nd Clubs, 2nd Ribbon

Club A Hana Gray 1st Hoop, 2nd Ball, 1st Ribbon

Club A Grace Song 1st Ball, 2nd Rope, 2nd Ribbon

Club A Abbie Taylor 5th Ball, 3rd Rope, 2nd Clubs

Club B Libby Hutchings 2nd Rope

Club B Libby Hutchings 3rd Ribbon

Club B Elle Ilkiw 1st Clubs

Club B Elle Ilkiw 2nd Ribbon


Eliza Meekings 2nd overall

Amber Davis 4th overall

Trampolining – Individual:

Junior Elite Women Tori Peters 2nd

New Zealand Junior Rhythmic Gymnastics representatives this year were:

Paris Chin, Nicole Taylor, Hana Gray and Grace Son