De Jong golden with Team Canada

It’s been a busy end to 2016 for Haley de Jong.

The Port Coqutilam gymnast competed with Team Canada in the Czech Republic last week, winning gold in the team event. The award comes two months after de Jong and Team Canada took gold at the Junior Pan Am Championship in Bolivia in September.

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She has also had some strong showings in the individual events.

In Bolivia she won bronze on the beam while taking fifth on vault and fourth in the all around category. More recently, she took sixth place in the all-around category in the Czech Republic.

De Jong trains under Dorina Stan at the Flicka Gymnastics Club in North Vancouver.

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