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OTTAWA, ON (September 5, 2023) – Gymnastics Canada proudly reveals its team who will represent the nation at the 2023 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium from September 25 to October 9, 2023.

Building on the resounding success of the 2022 Artistic World Championships, where the women’s team secured a historic bronze medal, thereby clinching their ticket to Paris 2024, the team is setting its sights on another podium finish. The goals are set high, and the determination is unwavering as this team aspires to once again make Canada beam with pride.

On the men’s side, the pursuit for a Paris 2024 ticket continues, and with a formidable lineup, they’re determined to secure their spot. The objective is clear: a top 12 finish in Antwerp, Belgium, will propel them closer to their Olympic dream.

The delegation for the 2023 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships consists of the following members:

Ellie Black (Halifax Alta, NS)
Aurelie Tran (Gymnix, QC)
Ava Stewart (Gemini, ON)
Cassie Lee (East York, ON)
Rose Woo (Gym-Richelieu, QC)
Fréderique Sgarbossa (Gymnix, QC) – Alternate 

Zachary Clay (Twisters Gymnastics Club, BC)
Felix Dolci (Laval Excellence, QC) 
William Émard (Laval Excellence, QC)
René Cournoyer (Gymnika, Repentigny, QC) 
Jayson Rampersad (Laval Excellence, QC)
Yanni Chronopoulos (University of Nebraska) – Alternate 

Head of Delegation – TBD
Safe Sport Director – Kacey Neely
Team Coaches – Adrian Balan, Jean-Sébastien Tougas, David Kikuchi, Katerine Dussault, Lisa Cowan, Michel Charron, Christian Gallardo and Ed Van Hoof
Judges – Andreé Montreuil, Tracey Anderson, Bruno Martin and Kader Mecellem 
Team Managers – Lorie Henderson and Greg Jackson 
IST – Rachel Gauthier, Cyrille Brindamour and Martha Purdy

The competition schedule for the 2023 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships is as follows:

  • Men’s Qualifications – Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1
  • Women’s Qualifications – Sunday, October 1 and Monday, October 2
  • Men’s Team Final – Tuesday, October 3
  • Women’s Team Final – Wednesday, October 4
  • Men’s Individual All-Around Final – Thursday, October 5
  • Women’s Individual All-Around Final – Friday, October 6
  • Women’s Vault and Uneven Bars Finals – Saturday, October 7
  • Men’s Floor, Pommel Horse, and Rings Finals – Saturday, October 7
  • Women’s Balance Beam and Floor Finals – Sunday, October 8
  • Men’s Vault, Parallel Bars, and Horizontal Bar Final – Sunday, October 8

To learn more about the broadcast schedule on CBC Sports, click here:

As we embark on this exhilarating journey to Antwerp, Belgium, Gymnastics Canada invites you to join us in supporting our remarkable athletes as they reach for the stars and strive for excellence on the world stage.

First established in 1969, Gymnastics Canada has been supporting the mastery of movement in Canada for five decades as the national governing body for the sport of gymnastics in Canada. We work closely with the twelve provincial federations and 700 local clubs to provide a broad range of programs and services to meet the needs of all participants. From athlete development to coach and judge education, Gymnastics Canada sets the operating standards and practices for the sport in Canada. Our mandate is to promote and provide positive and diverse gymnastics experiences through the delivery of quality and safe gymnastics programming. Visit for more information or follow us @gymcan1. From here, we soar.


For more information, contact: 
Katia Perin
Gymnastics Canada