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Canada’s Gavin Dodd leaps onto the podium at trampoline world championships

Canada’s Gavin Dodd soared to silver at the trampoline world championships on Friday in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Competing in the four-man double mini trampoline last, the Kamloops, B.C., native scored 29.2 factors to land second on the podium, behind American gold medallist Ruben Padilla (30.2) and barely forward of bronze-medal winner Tomas Minc (29.1), additionally from the U.S.

Dodd, 19, caught a routine that included a triffus – which is a triple somersault with a half twist in the air –  main right into a half triffus. 

It marks the first main medal of Dodd’s profession. He was the Canadian nationwide champion in 2021, however didn’t compete at worlds as Canada selected to not ship a crew to Azerbaijan.

WATCH | Dodd lands silver in double mini trampoline:

B.C.’s Gavin Dodd soars to silver medal at trampoline worlds

Gavin Dodd of Kamloops, B.C. received a silver medal in the males’s double mini trampoline last at the FIG trampoline gymnastics world championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Dodd continues to coach at the Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre, the place he is coached by Curt Dewolff and Trish Quinney.

His older sister, Kristina Dodd, has additionally represented Canada in trampoline, putting fifth in double mini at the 2022 World Cup in Portugal.

Live streaming of the trampoline world championships continues on CBCSports.ca, the CBC Sports app and CBC Gem with the synchro and particular person trampoline finals and crew throughout finals on Saturday at 8 a.m. ET.

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