Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Gymnast Ellie Black Wins Second Gold at Commonwealth Games

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Gymnast Ellie Black Wins Second Gold at Commonwealth Games

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Black turns golden for second night in a row

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GOLD COAST, Australia - Canadian gymnast Ellie Black won the women's individual all-around gold medal at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday, adding to the gold she won Friday in the team event.

The 22-year-old from Halifax, runner-up-at the 2017 world championship, finished with 54.200 points at the Coomera Indoor Sports Centre. Australia's Georgia Godwin was second with 53.800 and England's Alice Kinsella was third at 53.150.

Black won the team gold with Isabela Onyshko, Jade Chrobok, Shallon Olsen and Brittany Rogers.

"It was incredible," Black said of the back-to-back golds. "My coach said that I just had to go out there and enjoy it. That's what I did. I just wanted to show what Canadian gymnastics is all about. …

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