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Gymnastics: Magalhaes gains valuable experience at 2018 Junior Pan Am Championships

Cayman’s Igor Magalhaes returned from Argentina after competing in the 2018 Junior Pan Am Championships in Buenos Aires 10-15 June.

Magalhaes, 15, placed 42nd overall in a field of 42 gymnasts placing 23rd in the floor, 35th in the horse, 40th in the parallel bars, 41st in the rings and 42nd in the horizontal bars. Coach Doran Zimmerman said Magalhaes vault performance was his best of the event. , but Zimmerman assured it was ‘in the top 20’.

“He did really well on all the events except for one. Doran was really proud and his scores were an improvement from last meet. There were some very strong competitors there. It was a great experience for him to be among some of the high level athletes” said Cayman Islands Gymnastics Association Head Coach Kelley Paz.
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Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise

Jordan Armenise began his sports broadcasting journey with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). It was in this role where he was able to craft the immersive and enthusiastic approach to reporting, broadcasting and production you see here today in Cayman's sports community.

Jordan has also worked behind the scenes for a number of Canadian broadcasting & production companies such as CBC Sports, Cineflix Productions and Cream Productions.

Did he mention he was St. Clare of Assisi's 1994 Athlete of the Year?

Now dubbed 'The Sports Guy', Jordan relishes the role as Cayman 27 Sports Producer, where he can tell the stories of Cayman’s athletes. You can reach Jordan at or .

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