FIRST PLACE: Kirsten Burger did extremely well at the Border Challenge team and individual event, winning first place overall. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail
FIRST PLACE: Kirsten Burger did extremely well at the Border Challenge team and individual event, winning first place overall. Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail Mike Knott

Kirsten Burger leads PCYC to great result

BUNDABERG PCYC gymnasts showed their strength at the State Club Championships when they finished as the highest ranking club in the Central/Wide Bay region.

With Kirsten Burger in great form leading the way Bundaberg PCYC finished 13th overall from 33 clubs that competes from across Queensland.

Kirsten kicked of the great results for Bundaberg PCYC when she competed at the Border Challenge where she claimed a swag of medals.

Representing Queensland in the WAG Level 6 team, Kirsten was against top-level gymnasts from New South Wales, ACT, Western Australia and her own state.

On the first day of competition Kirsten starred in the team event for Queensland when it took out gold.

Day two was an individual event with the top six gymnasts from each state battling it out for a spot on the podium.

She took out first on Vault, first on bars, first on the floor and first overall in the WAG level 6 division defeating Nikoletta Stadnik from New South Wales and fellow Queenslander Madison Cooke.

It was a fantastic result for Bundaberg PCYC and the region.

Amanda Maddox, Kirsten's coach, said she couldn't be more impressed with her young star's efforts and couldn't be more proud of her outstanding results.

She added the hard work and dedication during training paid off for Kirsten.

After the Border Challenge the PCYC gymnasts hit the mat and the best results for the club was in the WAG 5/6 team which placed fourth on the bars, eighth on the vault and ninth on the floor - eighth overall.



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