The 24th FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships and 8th World Age Group Competitions will take place from July 2-12, 2014, at the Palais des Sports Marcel Cerdan in Levallois, just north of Paris’s city center. The competition features Men’s and Women’s Pairs, Mixed Pairs, Women’s Group and Men’s Groups.
The World Age Group Competition is a showcase for up-and-coming international stars from ages 11 to 19, will feature 743 gymnasts from 33 different countries and will take place from July 2-5. This competition is equivalent to world champs, but for juniors 11 – 19 years. World titles will be handed out in Men’s and Women’s Pairs, Mixed Pairs, Women’s Group and Men’s Group.
Acrobatic Gymnasts to represent South Africa will be:
11-16 Age Group – Bianca Engelbrecht, Nikita Viljoen & Kiara Swart
11-16 Age Group – Women’s Pair – Chloe Metcalfe & Jade Adams
11-16 Age Group – Mixed Pair – Cheslyn Glade & Katlego Moalahi
12-18 Age Group –Women’s Group – Tanesha Garrattley, Robyn Arbuckle & Sarah Arbuckle
12-18 Age Group –Women’s Group – Cyreze Louw, Shaune Morgan & Lushandre Louw
12-18 Age Group – Men’s Pair – Hendrik Willemsen & Keenan Peterson
13-19 Age Group – Women’s Group – Claudia Havenga, Kaede Kers & Chandre Glade
Coaches: Dmitry Demianenko, Chris Botha & Natallia von Willich