It is that time of the year, where the South African Gymnastics Federation hosts its National Championships, the SA Gym Games across our various gymnastics disciplines of Artistic Men & Women, Trampoline & Tumbling, Rhythmic, Acrobatic, Ropeskipping & Gym for All. This year’s event takes place in Cape Town at 2 venues, namely the Western Cape Sports School in Kuilsriver and the Wynberg Military Sports Hall.
The event sees over 2800 gymnasts and officials from 9 Provinces participate. It is during the school holidays from Friday 30th September to Saturday 8th October, with the Official Opening Ceremony taking place on Tuesday 4th October 2016, which will be opened by the Deputy Minister of SRSA, Honourable Gert Oosthuizen.
This year’s event sees the inclusion of the SA Gym for Life Challenge at the Gym Games on Sunday 02 October 2016, (GYMNASTICS GROUP WORK ITEMS incorporating gymnasts from 7 – 70 years, including disability), who are qualifying to compete at the World Gym for Life Challenge in Helsinki 2017.
It also features five 2016 Africa Championship title winners, namely:
– Grace Legote in the Senior All Round Rhythmic Gymnastics Discipline
– Bianca Zoonekynd in the Senior Female Double Mini Trampoline and Senior Female Tumbling Disciplines
– Lucky Radebe in the Senior Male EuroTrampoline Discipline
– Zander Biewenga in the Senior Male Double Mini Trampoline Discipline
The Western Cape Sports School will feature the gymnastics disciplines of:
Artistic Men (Excluding High Performance levels)
Artistic Women (Excluding High Performance levels)
Rhythmic Gymnastics (All levels)
SA Gym for Life Challenge
The Wynberg Military Base Sports Hall will feature the gymnastics disciplines of:
Acrobatic Gymnastics (All levels)
Rope Skipping (All levels)
Trampoline & Tumbling (All levels)
THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY TAKES PLACE ON
TUESDAY, 4th OCTOBER, 12.00 – 1pm
AT THE WYNBERG MILITARY BASE SPORTS HALL
ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND
Programmes for the SA Gym Games 2016 can be found in the attachment below.
Here is a flashback of the 2014 Promo Video below.
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