The South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF) was represented at the 2018 Ukrainian International Cup, an International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) event. The Tournament began on the 31st March – 01st April 2018, in Kiev at the Palace of Sport arena. South Africa was represented by 3 gymnasts in the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics competition.
The gymnasts Lukisha Schalk, Gabriela Murray and Lisa Conradie all competed brilliantly and qualified for finals in their apparatus.
Lukisha who won a Silver Medal for the Beam apparatus, with a total score of 12.250. She also came 4th in Floor and 6th in the Uneven Bars Women’s Finals.
The gymnast Gabriela Murray, won a Bronze Medal on Vault, with a total score of 12.575. Gabriela placed 5th on Bars, 4th on Beam and 5th on Floor. Junior gymnast Lisa Conradie came very close to grabbing a podium finish on bars after coming 4th with a score of 10.700. She finished 5th on Vault and 8th on Floor in the finals.
The South African Team at the Ukrainian International Cup posted fantastic results and have begun the 2018 competition season with flair.
Thanks are extended to the coaches, Lynette Lindeque, Louis Fourie and Jennifer Crawford as well as to judge, Paddy Chadwick.
We are incredibly proud of the girls, their coaches and their judge, well done all. May this be the beginning of a very successful competition season for you all.
The official results can be downloaded at this page: Ukrainian International Cup Results