Road To The Olympic Games

Artistic-Gymnastics

Canadian women's artistic gymnasts battle for Rio

Watch as 11 members of the Canadian women's artistic gymnastics team compete for five spots at the Rio Olympics.
Ellie Black will be in competition against her Canadian teammates in Gatineau, Que., looking to book her ticket to the Rio Olympics. (File/AFP/Getty Images) (AFP/Getty Images)

Watch members of the Canadian women's artistic gymnastics team compete against one another to book their spot at the Rio Olympics.

Canada qualified for the Summer Games at the world championships last fall, but the national selection camp event in Gatineau, Que., will determine which of the 11 athletes eligible will capture the five spots available on Canada's Rio 2016 team.

Gymnastics Canada will announce the official artistic gymnastics Olympic roster on Thursday.

Below are the 11 women currently on the team who will compete this weekend:

  • Isabela Onyshko – Brandon, Man.
  • Ellie Black – Halifax
  • Shallon Olsen – Surrey, B.C.
  • Brittany Rogers – Calgary
  • Megan Roberts – Toronto
  • Madison Copiak – Calgary
  • Sabrina Gill – Oakville, Ont.
  • Rose-Kaying Woo – Brossard, Que.
  • Victoria-Kayen Woo – Brossard, Que.
  • Maegan Chant – Waterdown, Ont.
  • Kristen Petermen – Cambridge, Ont.

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