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Black, Clay Win Canadian National All-Around Titles
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Veterans Ellie Black and Zachary Clay won the senior women's and men's all-around titles, respectively, at the Canadian championships that concluded Sunday in Montreal.


Ellie Black won four fourth senior all-around title after 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Black, who placed second all-around at last year's championships, regained the title she won in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Second was 2016 all-around bronze medalist Rose-Kaying Woo. Defending champion Isabela Onyshko finished fourth, one spot behind first-year senior and 2017 Elite Canada all-around winner Jade Chrobok.

Ana Padurariu successfully defended her junior all-around title from last year.

Clay, who competed on only one apparatus at the 2015 championships and did not compete at the 2016 championships, outscored 2015 and 2016 winner Jackson Payne, who took the silver.

Samuel Zakutney improved nine positions from a year ago to win bronze, one position above 2016 bronze medalist and 2017 Elite Canada all-around winner René Cournoyer.

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External Link: Gymnastics Canada

International Gymnast magazine's coverage of Canadian gymnasts includes:
"Making Tracks" - Scott Morgan profile (December 2013)
"Canadian Pace-setter" - Ana Padurariu profile (December 2016)
Jade Chrobok profile (April 2016)
Jade Chrobok and Meixi Semple cover photo inset (March 2016)
"Canadian Beacon" – Ellie Black interview (September 2015)
Chat with Christine Peng-Peng Lee (April 2015)
Megan Roberts profile (April 2015)
Isabela Onyshko profile (July/August 2014)
"Canadian Promise" - Ellie Black chat and Robert Watson profile (July/August 2014)
"Aiming to Top the Charts" - Maegan Chant interview (October 2013)
"Canadian Diversity" - Ellie Black and Hugh Smith profiles (July/August 2013)
"Sudden Impact" - Victoria Moors interview (January/February 2013)
Aleeza Yu two-page photo spread (May 2014)

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