Local gymnast named to Canadian junior national team

Rachael Riley of the Bluewater Gymnastics Club has been named to Canada’s junior national gymnastics team for her performance this year.

The 14-year-old was one of eight gymnasts named to the junior team.

She placed first on the vault, second on the floor routine and first all-around at the 2017 Novice Canadian Championship.

Riley was selected for the team after placing fourth all-around at the 2018 Elite Canada and Canadian Championship meets. Her best finish in 2018 was a first place in the vault at the Elite Canada meet.