Multiple medals for Duncan’s Mia Butcher

Gymnast Mia Butcher, who lives in Duncan and trains with Falcon Gymnastics in Victoria, capped off a successful season at the provincial championships in North Vancouver last month, taking a silver medal on the bars in the Junior Olympic 7 division, and finishing seventh all-around.

Butcher, a Grade 7 student at Queen of Angels School, had already claimed several medals in competitions throughout the season.

At the Flip City Invitational in Langley, she won gold on bars, and placed fourth on vault and sixth all-around.

At the San Diego Invitational, she finished sixth on bars.

Butcher added a silver on the vault and a bronze on floor at the Christy Fraser Memorial meet in Langley, as well as a fourth on bars, fifth on beam and fifth all-around.

At the Twisters Invitational in Abbotsford in March, Butcher won gold on bars and bronze allround, and placed sixth on beam as well as winning the Floor Choreography Award.