La Jolla YMCA gymnasts win national championship

Gymnasts from the La Jolla YMCA won the Level 4 national championship at the Team Gym Nationals and National Gymfest in Indianapolis in late June.

In total, the local gymnastics squad had 25 members compete in levels 4,5 and 6.

“Our gym challenge routine was the hit of the competition and was awarded gold for their performance of Rama Lama and also performed their Gymfest routine titled Dark to Light,” coach Kristi Gorney said.

The girls ended their routine with the song “YMCA,"" which was a bit hit and brought everyone on the floor doing YMCA by the end of the routine, she added.

Up next: The team will set its sights on next summer’s World Gymnaestrada in Switzerland.

Want more information? Contact the YMCA at (858) 453-3483, ext. 136.