The U.S. acro delegation won gold in nearly every division and earned 11 medals at the Flanders International Acro Cup (FIAC) in Puurs-Sint-Amands, Belgium, over the weekend.

Out of seven gold medals, four of them were won by American athletes in the 13-19 age group in Flanders. The women’s pair of Sydney Padios (Moreno Valley, Calif./Incentive – AGT) and Willow Noble (Moreno Valley, Calif./Incentive – AGT) clinched gold with a 27.800 over second-place Jill Collaer and Anouk Wouters of Belgium (26.190) and Chloe Fiore and Maeve Doherty of Canada in third (25.610). Hailee Wong (Colton, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy) and Andrew Castro (Riverside, Calif./Realis Gymnastics Academy) improved on their 2023 FIAC performance, trading in their mixed pair silver for gold (27.750) ahead of Belgians Ella-Louise Sem and Ben De Veirman (26.360) and Ukrainians Oleksandra Koreniuk and Mykyta Kryvytskyi (26.110).

In 13-19 men’s pair competition, Yaroslav and Vsevolod Ossolodkov (Beaumont, Calif./Incentive – AGT) scored a 28.200 to win over the Belgian pair of Emiel Hebbrecht and Karsten Buyse, who scored a 26.980. The 13-19 women’s group of Lily Eisenberg (Bethesda, Md./Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer), Cate Lacy (Columbia, Md./Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer) and Cecelia Shadrick (Ellicott City, Md./Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer) topped their field with a 27.950 to land ahead of fellow Americans Hannah Davis (San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio), Ayla Vargas (San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio) and Gabriella Vathy (San Antonio, Texas/Acrobatic Gymnastics of San Antonio) in second (27.300). Ona D’haeyer, Lotte Van Overmeeren and Farah Douidah of Germany were in third (26.760).

Gymnasts in the 12-18 age group collected five medals during the weekend’s competition, tallying three golds overall. Maya Lissenkova (Las Vegas, Nev./AGC Las Vegas) and Bernice Moshos (Las Vegas, Nev./AGC Las Vegas) secured gold with a 26.920 just ahead of Belgians Lena Baumer and Ella Van Vlierberghe in second (26.550) and Americans Layla Bakken (Riverside, Calif./Incentive – AGT) and Jenesys Sikorski (Perris, Calif./Incentive – AGT) in third (26.480). The American mixed pairs of Rylee Cummins (Moreno Valley, Calif./Incentive – AGT) and George Yeramishyn (Riverside, Calif./Incentive – AGT), and Layla Lugo (Chandler, Ariz./Aspire Kids Sports Center) and Tyler Berg (Phoenix, Ariz./Aspire Kids Sports Center) went 1-2 in final competition for gold (25.930) and silver (25.000). Layla Livingstone and Angus Davidson of Great Britain were third with a 23.820.

The American men’s pair of Radomir Ossolodkov (Beaumont, Calif./Incentive – AGT) and Neko Sullivan (Perris, Calif./Incentive – AGT) beat out their competitors for gold by nearly four points with a 25.500. The Canadian pair of Lucas Izzo and Jayden Chan we second with a 21.520. In the 12-18 women’s group final, Maddy Hunt (Crownsville, Md./International Elite), Avery Puleo (Arnold, Md./International Elite) and Anna Sullivan (Brookeville, Md./International Elite) claimed the American delegation’s third silver medal with a 26.850. Canadians Lauren Marttila, Jorden Diana and Karyzza Guillermo were first with a 27.050 and the Belgian trio of Lea Meys, Saar Geuens and Nuria Van der Auwera were third with a 26.320. Americans Emilia Roder (Ellicott City, Md./Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer), Dakota Cox (Gambrills, Md./Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer) and Lea Williams (Columbia, Md./Emilia’s Acro Gymnastics and Cheer) were 12th with a 15.350.

U.S. acrobats will be back on the international stage May 10-12 for the FIG World Cup in Burgas, Bulgaria.