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Ellie Black of Halifax defended her senior all-around title in creative gymnastics and captured her fifth total on the Canadian championships on Sunday in Waterloo, Ont.

The 22-year-old gained 4 particular person equipment medals, together with gold on the uneven bars and beam, silver on flooring and bronze in vault to wrap up the competitors with 111.607 factors.

Black, who’s contemporary off two gold medals on the Commonwealth Games in Australia final month, gained final 12 months’s all-around title on the Canadian championships in Montreal.

“It was incredible being back here competing with the girls,” mentioned Black.

“To come out here and to finish with another Canadian Championship title is great — it wasn’t really my goal coming in to this weekend, I was just looking to do good gymnastics — but I was really proud of everyone’s performances this weekend.”

Isabela Onyshko of Brandon, Man., completed second within the all-around rankings with 106.406 factors, whereas Jade Chrobok of Toronto got here in third with 105.647 factors.

Shallon Olsen of Surrey, B.C., captured gold on vault for the third 12 months in a row and in addition picked up a first-place end on the ground.

“It feels amazing,” mentioned Olsen.

“All the hours I’ve spent in the gym have finally paid off. Being out there on the competition floor, with all of my teammates from across Canada feels really good, and I’m really happy with this competition, and for the future.”

On the lads’s facet, Rene Cournoyer of Repentigny, Que., took dwelling his first senior all-around title after incomes medals in all six equipment finals, together with gold in vault.

“It’s been a huge weekend. It was a lot of fun and I’m very happy with everything I did,” mentioned Cournoyer.

Other gold-medal winners from the lads’s facet embody: Scott Morgan of Vancouver on the ground, Thierry Pellerin of Levi, Que., on pommel horse, Chris Kaji of Vancouver on rings, Justin Karstadt of Toronto on parallel bars and Kevin Lytwyn of Hamilton in excessive bar.

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