Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Trampoline Gymnast Burnett Heading to Third Olympic Games

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Trampoline Gymnast Burnett Heading to Third Olympic Games

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Burnett Olympic-bound for third time

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RIO DE JANEIRO - Toronto's Jason Burnett of Toronto is heading to his third Olympic Games after capturing one of eight qualification spots in men's trampoline gymnastics at a test event on Tuesday.

Burnett finished 10th overall in the qualifying rounds with a total score of 104.515 and did not advance to the finals, but nabbed the sixth qualifying spot regardless.

The highest-ranked athletes in qualification grabbed the first five of eight qualifying berths. The sixth spot, allocated for continental representation, went to Burnett as the next highest-ranked athlete. All four continents had already been represented.

Brazil, as host nation, nabbed the seventh spot. The final qualifying spot will be determined as part of the tripartite commission. …

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