By Jean Malanum

YOUNG STAR. Sabrina Richelle Lagman holds her all-around champion trophy during the awarding ceremony of the Learn and Train Sports Academy (LTSA) Invitational women’s artistic gymnastics competition at the SM Southmall in Las Piñas from Nov. 25-26, 2023. She had a total of 32.550 points. (Contributed photo)

MANILA – Sabrina Richelle Lagman displayed her awesome form to capture the all-around title in the High Performance 1 category of the 2023 Learn and Train Sports Academy (LTSA) Invitational held at the SM Southmall, Las Piñas from Nov. 25-26.

She tallied 32.550 points to claim victory over Julianna Lexie Racoma (31.650), Cami Fider (30.950), Amara Brielle Co (29.750), Mirelle Otayza (29.700) and Chalsea Belle Loiuse Tuazon (4.550).

Lagman ruled the uneven bars, scoring 7.100 points to prevail over Fider (6.600), Racoma (6.400), Co (5.050) and Otayza (4.750).

She also registered the highest score of 8.500 on the balance beam, besting Otayza (7.850), Racoma (7.750), Fider (7.350) and Co (7.250).

In the floor exercise, Lagman (8.650) placed fourth behind Fider (8.850), Co (8.800) and Otayza (8.750). Racoma was fifth with 8.600.

She was also fourth in the vault with 8.300 points. Racoma (8.900) was first followed by Co (8.650) and Otayza (8.350). Fider (8.150) and Tuazon (4.550) were fifth and sixth, respectively.

“I did my best for my daddy,” the seven-year-old gymnast said in an interview on Thursday.

The Grade 2 student from Assumption College in Makati dedicated her trophy to father Mike, who was confined in the hospital during her competition.

It was the second all-around title for Lagman after dominating the 6-year-old and under category last year at the MVP Sports Foundation Gymnastics Center in Intramuros, Manila.

The LTSA, which organized the tournament in cooperation with the Gymnastics Association of the Philippines, aims to develop gymnasts for the national team. (PNA)