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Gymnastics BC Celebrates Two Finalists in Sport BC's 56th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards

January 24, 2024

Gymnastics BC is thrilled to announce that two of its outstanding athletes have been named finalists for the prestigious 56th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards by Sport BC. The awards ceremony is set to take place on Thursday, March 7, 2024, at the renowned Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, with the event hosted by CBC's Scott Russell.

The selected finalists from Gymnastics BC are:

1. Gavin Dodd - Finalist for Junior Male Athlete of the Year
2. Gabby Flynn - Finalist for Senior Female Athlete of the Year

These exceptional athletes have been recognized for their outstanding performances in the 2023 season, showcasing dedication, skill, and sportsmanship in the realm of gymnastics.

Sport BC's President and CEO, Rob Newman, expressed excitement about the upcoming ceremony, stating, "The Athlete of the Year Awards is a true celebration of sport in our province. The finalists listed below will be honored at the event and represent exceptional efforts and accomplishments in 2023. We congratulate our finalists and the organizations they represent."

The event, chaired by Bernie Pascall, includes a diverse selection committee of experienced British Columbia sport leaders and media members. Apart from the athlete awards, six additional honors will be presented during the ceremony, including the Best of BC, KidSport BC Community Champion, Harry Jerome Comeback, Daryl Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award, In Her Footsteps Honourees, and the Bobbie Steen Legacy Foundation Award recipient.

To attend this prestigious event and witness the recognition of BC's sporting excellence, you can purchase tickets here. For more details about the 56th Annual Athlete of the Year Awards, including the full list of finalists and additional award categories, please view the official Sport BC media release.

Join us in celebrating the achievements of Gavin Dodd and Gabby Flynn as they represent Gymnastics BC on this esteemed platform, highlighting the collective strength of British Columbia's vibrant sports sector.

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