Juniors to take on the world at the 25th TRA World Age Group Competitions

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15 November 2017. The South African Team for Juniors is set to take on the World at the 25th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions (WAGC), in Sofia (Bulgaria) from 16th – 19th November 2017. These WAGC comes couple of days after the 32nd FIG Trampoline World Championships that began from the 09th – 12th November 2017, ending with Bianca Zoonekynd on top of the world as the new Women Double Mini-Trampoline World Champion.

Now the focus turns to the Junior gymnasts in Sofia, it’s their World Championships time. South Africa will be represented in Trampoline, Tumbling, Synchronised Trampoline and Double-Mini Trampoline by the junior gymnasts. After yesterday’s training, the juniors are ready to compete at these WAGC from tomorrow the 16th November 2017.

The South African Team is as follows:

Name & Surname Gender Age Group Events to compete
Asithandile Nama F 15-16 TRA, DMT, TUM, SYN 5
Dinielle van der Poll F 15-16 TRA, DMT, SYN 5
Charne Steyn F 15-16 TRA, DMT
Tshepang Mambolo M 13-14 TRA, DMT
Tre Brown M 13-14 TRA, SYN 1
Justin Erasmus M 13-14 DMT, SYN 1
Siyabulela Siwa M 13-14 TRA, DMT, SYN 2
Khanyile Mbolekwa M 13-14 TRA, DMT, TUM, SYN 2
Luka Angileri M 15-16 TRA, DMT, SYN 3
Jordan Booysen M 15-16 TRA, DMT, SYN 3
Liyema Nxobo M 15-16 TRA, DMT, SYN 4
Onke Mangele M 15-16 TRA, DMT, SYN 4
Liam Terblanche M 11-12 TRA, DMT
Michael Masangana M 11-12 TUM
Seth Maloy M 17-21 DMT
Matthew Bosch M 17-21 DMT, TUM

The coaches will be:

  • Mandy Zoonekynd (TRA, DMT, TUM)
  • Lee Budler (TRA, DMT)
  • Michael Masangana (TUM)
  • Shirley Watson (TRA, DMT)

Andries van der Merwe will be the Judge at this 25th FIG TRA World Age Group Competitions, SA Gymnastics wishes the entire Team best of luck as they compete from Tomorrow.

More info about the event: 25th FIG TRA World Age Group Competitions