/R E P E A T -- Media advisory - The 26th Edition - The International Gymnix Welcomes Nearly 1000 Gymnasts in Montreal/

MONTRÉAL, March 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to cover the International Gymnix in Montreal. This women's artistic gymnastics competition remains the only annual Canadian event dedicated to female athletes in gymnastics. Once again this year, athletes from more than 15 countries will compete for gold.

Last year, around 10,000 people attended this great international gathering.

WHAT:      

INTERNATIONAL GYMNIX



WHEN:        

MARCH 9-12, 2017



WHERE:      

CLAUDE-ROBILLARD SPORTS COMPLEX


1000, Émile-Journault avenue.


Montréal

 

This is one of the few events that bring together up-and-coming gymnasts with the world's elite, and give Canadian athletes the chance to represent their country in front of their audience.

Athletes and spokespersons for the event, TV and radio host Anaïs Favron and Olympian Ellie Black, will be available for interviews, along with several other Olympians: Oksana Chusovitina (7 Olympic Games), Shallon Olsen, Brittany Rogers, Isabela Onyshko and Rose Woo.


KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR:

FRIDAY, MARCH 10

Senior International Cup (Team competition)

6 : 30 PM

  • Rio Olympians: Rose Woo (QC), Britany Rogers, Shallon Olsen
  • Teams from Japan, Australia, Canada and Oksana Chusovitina (UZB), 41 years old, 7 times Olympian
  • Megan Phillips: Club Gymnix athlete
  • Gymnasts from QC: Audrey Rousseau and Sophie Marois

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 11

Gymnix Challenge (Junior & Senior individual competitions)

12 : 45 PM

  • Athletes from multiple countries
  • Many athletes from QC
  • Maelle Delourmel and Chloé Lorange: Club Gymnix athletes

 

Junior International Cup (Team competition)

 6 : 30 PM

  • Ana Padurariu: Canadian Junior Champion
  • Zoé Allaire-Bourgie and Myrelle Morin: Club Gymnix athlete
  • Teams from USA, Italy, Japan and Russia
  • Gymnasts from QC: Victoria Jurca and Eloise Monat

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 12

International finals

1 : 30 PM

  • Ideal time to see the best athletes from all 3 competitions.

 

For the detailed schedule, visit the website at: internationalgymnix.ca.

 

SOURCE International Gymnix

For further information: On site information: Anne-Maud Jan Viau, International Gymnix , 514-652-5559, am.janviau@gymnix.ca; For media inquiries: Arielle Mathieu, Octane Stratégies, 514 260-4372, amathieu@octanestrategies.com


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