The latest Canadian athletes to clinch a team spot for the Paris Olympics next summer are Men’s gymnasts.
Scoring 249.26 points across six disciplines at the artistic gymnastics world championships on Sunday, Canada qualified fourth for Tuesday’s team final in Antwerp, Belgium fascilitating Canadian men to compete in artistic gymnastics at the Olympics next summer in Paris.
Canada has not sent a men’s gymnastics squad to the Summer Games since 2008 in Beijing.
At last year’s worlds, the Canadian women made history at the world gymnastics championships.
After winning bronze in the team event, three-time Olympian Ellie Black, Laurie Denommee, Denelle Pedrick, Emma Spence and Sydney Turner were able to secure a berth for Paris, Canada’s first-ever world medal in the team event.
Japan, meanwhile qualified first for Tuesday’s men’s team final with 258.22 points, with the United States following with 254.62.