Varvara Diakakis has committed to Bridgeport for the 2018-19 season. Diakakis trained at Gold Medal Gymnastics Huntington until 2016 and is now training at Infiniti.
Diakakis began to compete as a Level 10 gymnast in 2016. Since then, she has competed at two New York State Championships and two Region 6 Championships. In 2016, at the State Championships, she tied for fourth place on floor and was eighth in the all around. At the Regional Championships, she was eighth on floor, tenth on vault and twelfth in the all around. In 2017, at the State Championships, she won bronze on balance beam and tied for fifth place in the all around. At Regionals, she was fourth on vault, bars and beam, and was ninth in the all around. Diakakis also won gold on bars, beam and in the all around at the 2017 Kindelmann Winter Classic.
Article by Talitha Ilacqua