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Gymnasts excel at regional competition
8:00am Saturday 23rd March 2013 in Sport
MONARCHS Acrobatic Gymnastics Club have gained two Gold Medals, one Silver and two Bronze at the South West Acrobatics Gymnastics Preliminary Championships.
Monarchs competed against 15 other clubs based in the South West Region in an attempt to gain first place in each category, to then represent the region at the National Finals to be held in Stoke-on-Trent in May.
In the Grade 1 Women’s Pairs, Elloise Darby and Gina Cumberlidge, Casey House and Karen Lee competed in a very large category this year and performed two lovely routines.
Leonie Warburton, Olivia Augar and Victoria Prior, finished in sixth place in the Grade One Women’s Groups, after performing a very confident routine.
Grade 2 Women’s Pairs, Katie Hoskins and Gracie Huggins, executed a very artistic routine, claiming the gold medal in their category. They will be competing at the Regional Finals in May, representing the South West Region.
Grade 2 Women’s Group, Emmy Dymond, Tallulah Harris and Sophie McGrath's routine was rated at a very high difficulty and gained 12th position in a very large category.
In the Grade 2 Men’s Pairs, Charlie Dymond and Thomas Hicks demonstrated a very fluent routine, performed with confidence, and claimed the gold medal.
The Women’s Group was represented by new partnership Mia Rowlands, Maddie Rose and Riannon Love who won the bronze medal for a superb performance.
Grade 3 Women’s Pairs saw Jazmine Bassett and Ellie Petrie holding on to the silver medal position and after a very traumatic training period the trio Emily Woolley, Alice Kelson and Shauna Cross successfully completed their routines to gain eighth place.
Shannon House, Eloise Baker and Holly Grainger just missed out on the Bronze Medal achieving fourth place.
Alice Dymond and Natasha Stockham, now competing at Grade 4 level won a fabulous bronze medal.