This Day in Guelph History: August 1, 2012

To commemorate Canada’s sesquicentennial and Guelph’s 190th anniversary, Guelph Museums and the University of Guelph have teamed up to present This Day in Guelph, Ontario, Canada History – Old news gets a modern twist as we revisit news stories from the past 150 years.

August 1, 2012

“Bishop MacDonell student roars in London”

Canada’s artistic gymnastic team took fifth-place finish at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. 15-year-old Victoria Moors, student at Bishop MacDonell, contributed scores of 13.700 on uneven bars and 14.600 on floor toward the Canadian team’s fifth-place finish.

Moors gained national attention as the youngest Canadian athlete in the games.

Photo: Fifteen-year-old Victoria Moors of Dynamo Gymnastics, was part of a five-member team that made history for Canadian women’s gymnastics by placing fifth in team finals in London. – Grace Chiu, Facebook

Fifteen-year-old Victoria Moors doing a gymnastics flip. She is wearing a red bodysuit.

Posted by Dawn Owen on August 1, 2017

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