City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy sent 7 gymnasts to represent the club at the English Championships 2016
First up on Friday 18th March was Freddy Nelson & George Ross in the Men’s Under 12 and Jess Seager in the Espoir competition.
Jess in her first English championships scored 41.300 and finished 50th our of 65 gymnasts and finished 5th on vault.
George Ross scored 61.100 finishing 43rd from 63 gymnasts overall and finished 8th on vault with a score of 12.150.
Freddy Nelson scored 69.850 finishing 7th overall from 63 gymnasts. Freddy is also the English vault champion scoring 13.150.
On Saturday it was the turn for our U18 men’s artistic gymnasts. Harry Ross competed on 5 apparatus with a few injuries and finished 5th on vault scoring 12.350.
James Hodgson scored 72.301 finishing 8th overall and had some fantastic individual apparatus results finishing in the top 10 on 5 out of 6 apparatus. James finished 4th on vault with a score of 12.750 and 6th on floor scoring 13.100.
On Sunday was the turn of our junior girls and Sophie Heeney scored 40.350 finishing 51st out of 59 gymnasts and Lana Chilton scored 43.250 finishing 37th out of 59 gymnasts.
Some great results guys. Well Done
Regional Grades 2016 Result sheet
Well Done to all who competed today
Please find attached a copy of the North Voluntary Levels Results
North Voluntary Levels programme and General Info.-2 (3)
Last weekend the prestigious Men’s U16, U18, Senior and Women’s Junior & Senior British Championships 2015 was held at the Echo Arena, Liverpool and produced some world class gymnastics from a field of gymnasts from all over the country. Included in this fantastic event were 3 gymnasts from the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy.
Lana Chilton competed in the Women’s Junior competition and showed flashes of excellence but a couple of errors pushed her down the field but still managed to finish in 15th position overall.
Men’s Under 16
Harry Ross who was discharged from hospital 4 days before his competition performed well in his age group producing some excellent routines and finished 20th Overall. Harry finished 4th on vault in his age group and 12th across the whole weekend of all age groups including senior gymnasts.
Men’s Under 18
James Hodgson produced one of his finest competitions of the year to finish in 9th position overall with a personal best score of 73.200. James finished in the top 10 on 5 apparatus, finishing 8th on Pommel & Rings, 7th on P-bars and 6th on Vault. The highlight of the weekend was James becoming the Under 18 British High Bar Silver medallist.
Well done James, Harry, Lana & the coaches. A fantastic competition with brilliant results.