Riesa, Germany – The 2002 FIG Sports Acrobatics World Age Group Games (SAWAGG) took place this week in Riesa, Germany. Twenty-three athletes from the USA competed in women’s pair, women’s trio and mixed pair in two age groups against 25 other countries.
In the 12-18 age group, the Women’s Pair of Claire Brunson and Olivia Solo (Empire: Riverside, Calif.) won a silver medal for the second year in a row, performing a flawless routine in the finals to move from fourth to second.
The U.S. team was also well-represented in the 11-16 age group as the Women’s Pair of Allison Cole and Jessica Guiel (Xtreme: Gaithersburg, Md.) placed fourth in Tempo and made All-Around finals finishing sixth.