Three Visions gymnasts off to African Champs

The Visions Gymnastics team representing Roodepoort at the African Gymnastics Championships. Front: Riccardo Colandrea. Back: Tamsyn Besit, coach Derick Scholtz, and Ruan Lange. Photo: Blake Linder.

The African Championships form part of the qualifying process for the upcoming Youth Olympics for boys in the U/16 and U/17 categories, as well as girls in the U/15 category.

Three Roodepoort-based gymnasts, Riccardo Colandrea and Ruan Lange, both aged 16, and Tamsyn Besit, aged 15, form part of the South African team headed by veteran gymnastics coach Derick Scholtz, who hails from Visions Gymnastics in Strubens Valley.

Riccardo Colandrea trained long and hard in preparation for the African Gymnastics Championships. Photo: Blake Linder.

The three gymnasts have…

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