Strong finish for BC at Pacific Rim Championships

BC athletes made their mark at the 2018 Pacific Rim Championships in Medellin, Colombia, contributing to Team Canada’s incredible 20-medal haul.

In men’s artistic gymnastics, Vancouver-native Chris Kaji was the lone senior to win a medal, taking home bronze on rings.

In women’s artistic gymnastics, Imogen Paterson of Vancouver Phoenix Gymnastics captured bronze on vault in the junior category. Haley de Jong of Flicka Gymnastics Club was the top performer in the senior category, capturing gold on bars, bronze on floor and bronze in the All Around. Paterson and de Jong’s strong performances also helped win team silver for the Canadian women’s contingent.  

To learn more about Team Canada’s success at the 2018 Pacific Rim Championships, visit the Gymnastics Canada website.

For complete results from the competition, visit:

For a complete list of the Canadian team, visit:

Photo: Haley de Jong displays her impressive medal haul