Weston gymnasts bring home medals galore from Wales

Weston Aerobic Gymnastics Club.

Weston Aerobic Gymnastics Club. - Credit: Archant

Weston Aerobic Gymnastics Club members brought home medals galore from Wales.

GYMNASTS from Weston Aerobic Gymnastics Club travelled to Wales for the first national competition of the year and returned home with a haul of medals in every colour.

The club took a squad of over 50 gymnasts from regional to international level. The competition kicked off with the RAC competitors, the youngest of which was only six-years-old.

Mille Baker set the standard for professionalism as her music stopped halfway through and like a true Weston gymnast she carried on and managed to come eighth out of 16.

Another memorable performance from RAC day was Sophie Avery who came first in her category with a beautiful performance. Sophie then joined Anna Cates, Jordan Coombes, Lauren Tossel and Sophie Tucker to win another gold medal in the group category. RAC squad walked away with a total of 13 medals.

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Saturday swung in to action with the NAC competitors. A faultless performance from Victoria Kemmish and Millie Meese saw them rocket into first place with a personal best.

Amy Bond, Lucy Clarke and Charlotte Painter went against Lara Hunt, Izzy Worral and Victoria Kemmish in the trio category. Both achieved impressive results, managing to walk away with the silver and the bronze title. NAC squad brought home a huge total of 21 titles.

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Finally, the weekend finished with the international competitors. The strongest squad Weston has ever produced showed their class by bringing home titles in every category entered, the only club in the country to have all three mixed pairs and individual male champions.

Martine Griffiths, chair of judging panel and head of Welsh Aerobic Gymnastics said: “This is the strongest I have seen Weston’s international competitors and there is a promising future not only for the club, but for GB.”

One of the most outstanding performances of the weekend was Rhys Williams, who moved into the 15-17 men’s category and performed a stunning gold medal winning routine, scoring an impressive 19.05 a score to equal the older most experienced gymnasts in the country. The international gymnasts won a total of 10 titles and numerous medals.

Weston AGC’s next challenge is the Heathrow international. For updates and more information ‘Like’ Weston Aerobic gymnastics on Facebook or visit our website www.westonaerobicgymnastics.co.uk

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