and Highbridge young gymnasts achieve success
team of Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge gymnasts have competed in
this month's Scottish Invitational Championships, achieving multiple
Monarchs Gymnastics Club took a team of 17 gymnasts to this year's
competition in Glasgow.
competed against 21 teams from all over England, Scotland and Wales,
including the Scottish national team.
had an excellent competition, with many medals being taken home
and lots of records being broken," the club's Mandy Warburton
many of our gymnasts this was their first major competition and
all exceeded their coach's expectations."
results included: IDP Level trios - Ornela Velaj, Jinny Ager and
Ava Debonis - 3rd balance, 2nd Dynamic and Silver medal overall.
the 12-18 mens pairs: Joe Blake and Kian Hawkes - 1st Balance, 1st
Dynamic, 1st Combined and Gold medal overall. In the 12-18 womens
trios: Eloise Baker, Heather Reed and Olivia Reed - 8th Balance,
5th Dynamic and 7th overall.
the 11-16 mens pairs: Joe Reed and Mason Wall - 4th Balance, 4th
Dynamic and 4th overall. In the Grade 5 womens pairs: Jenny Marshall
and Summer Belben - 4th Balance, 2nd Dynamic and Bronze medal overall.
in the Level 5 womens group: Jess Reed, Amy Cracknell and Erin Morgan
- 5th Balance, 2nd Tempo and 5th overall. In the Level 5 mens pairs:
Toby Baker and Jack Hunt - 1st Balance, 1st Tempo and Gold medal
group travelled by mini bus and cars to Glasgow through heavy snow
and the snowball fights outside of the sports centre were almost
as exciting as the competition itself! Several clubs were unable
to make it due to the extreme weather.