Wide Bay gymnasts to compete at the Nationals

19th May 2017 12:54 PM
Jandre van Niekerk and Joseph Ryan are in Melbourne for nationals. Jandre van Niekerk and Joseph Ryan are in Melbourne for nationals. Blake Antrobus

TWO of the region's best junior gymnasts are in Melbourne for the Australian Gymnastics Championships.

Jandre van Niekerk and Joseph Ryan will represent Queensland at the Hisense Arena event, which will attract hundreds of the country's premier athletes to the Victorian capital.

Jandre, 13, will compete in Level 7 after he won his first senior state title. Joseph, 17, will compete in Level 9 after he finished second at state.

The event starts Monday.