Results and Recap: Senior State Gymnastics Championships 2016
The Maharashtra State Senior and Junior Artistic Gymnastics Championships were held at Balewadi Stadium in Pune by the Pimpri Chinchwad Gymnastics Association on the 25th and 26th of October 2016.
Amongst the senior girls, there were a considerable number of gymnasts compared to previous years, and the environment was tense as all the gymnasts tried their best to win a medal.
The competition attracted all the best gymnasts in Maharashtra from the top gymnastics clubs. After a tough competition, Shraddha Talekar, Dwija Asher and Shravani Raut were first second and third. All three girls have also been a part of the Indian National Team Training Camp.
Following the leaders, in 4th place was Pallavi Dabak, followed by Bhakti Tiwari, Urvi Abhyankar, Mrunmai Bhogale and Aditi Gandhi who made the top 8. The next three places were shared by a close margin by Andrea Francis, Ketaki Gokhale and Bhavana Kadam.
In the Team Championship, Mumbai Suburb bagged the gold followed by Pune and Thane.
It was nice to see such fierce competition in the senior category once again and we wish all the gymnasts the best and hope to see even better performances next time.
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