Gymnasts from Zanis Gymnastics Academy won a total of 27 medals at the recent National Gym Games in Gauteng.
Zanis gymnasts competere against 4 000 other gymnasts and won eight gold, ten silver and nine bronze medals.
Deon Kriel had the highest apparatus score of the games with 9,9 out of a possible ten on the high bar. Eduanique Harmse was Zani’s top gymnast with an overall win in level 4, 13 to 14 years, a gold medal on the floor and silver on the high bar. Martin Botha finished second overall in level 4, 9 to 10 years, with silver on parallel bars and a bronze on the pommel horse. At level 5, 15 to 17 years, Liam Botha won third place with silver on the pommel horse and bronze on the high bar. Kyle Herz won silver on the parallel bars and bronze on the pommel horse.
Artistic gymnast Cailin Menzies won third place with a 9,7 score on the uneven bars for girls level 4, 9 years. Sanja Pretorius won silver on the beam in level 5, 13 to 17 years. Monene Kelly finished third overall in level 6 under 15 years in rhythmic clubs. Zanis also performed well in the mini-tramp section. Leandré du Preez won gold in the 13 to 14 years category, Veronique Lessing won gold in the 9 years category, Deandro du Preez silver in 10 years and Duncan Tilburn bronze in 11 to 12 years.