Kaedyn Lashley prepares for the 2017 Summer Universiade

Kaedyn Lashley was officially named to the Canadian team attending the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei. She will be attending the University of Manitoba this fall.

The Summer Universiade is held every two years and incorporates educational and cultural aspects into 12 days of sports competitions, allowing university student-athletes from all over the world to celebrate with the host city in a true spirit of friendship and sportsmanship. The rhythmic gymnastics competition will take place Aug. 27–29.

Kaedyn will be joined by Manitoba Provincial Team coach Shari Hebert, and fellow National Team member Cindy Huh from Aura in British Columbia. Manitoba Brevet judge Zdravka Tchonkova was assigned by FIG to officiate at the competition.

Kaedyn Lashley, of HPTC International, competes in the women’s senior high performance clubs and ribbon competition B event at the 2017 Rhythmic Gymnastics Canadian Championships at the Kinsmen Sports Centre in Edmonton, Alberta on May 21, 2017. (GCG PHOTO: Dave Holland)