Singapore sub-junior rhythmic gymnasts shine in Tokyo event

Doha (Qatar), AGU Office: The sub-junior gymnasts from Singapore Gymnastics’ National Training Centre Programme experienced their maiden Rhythmic Gymnastics international competition at the 9th Machida Friends Cup in Tokyo, Japan, early this month.

Despite the tough field, the youngsters won two gold, one silver and bronze medals.

“I’m extremely happy and proud of their performances. I was very surprised with the results, but we’ve to try hard in all future competitions,” said coach Sara Ogiso, “The girls were ecstatic with their performances. Some even expressed their eagerness to return to Japan for the 10th edition.”

The gymnasts were grateful for the opportunity to compete and attributed part of their success to a one-week training camp, which was hosted by the Tokyo Women’s College of Physical Education before the competition.