Gloucester County Apparatus Championships

Once again The Forest of Dean Gymnastics Club was The Host Club of The above competition. This is the most important event of The Gloucestershire calendar.

There were only 3 clubs able to put out teams at this level of competition in the county, namely The Fromeside Gymnastics Club, (Winterbourne), The Forest of Dean Gymnastics Club and The Gym Centre Cheltenham.

This was always going to be a tough competition.

Fromeside are one of the top 5 clubs in the country, with Girls and Boys at National level and in the National team. They, like The Forest of Dean train full time in their own, purpose-built facilities, their Gymnasts train between 15 and 30 hours a week, some having time off school to train in the day time. The Gym Centre put in a magnificent performance and can hold their heads high.

Novice, Age 9

Georgia Cohen, Leckhampton School 4th Chloe Ralph, Cheltenham College Junior School 5th, Elizabeth Jewell, St Mary's School Churchdown 6th Emma Powling, St Mark's School 7th.

Novice, Age 10

Mary Howells, St Mary's School Churchdown took the Bronze with team mate Roseanna Penny, Highnam School 4th.

Novice, Age 11

Amie Groves, Gotherington School 4th Ruth Curtis, St James School 5th and Olivia Saunders, Bournside School 6th.

Novice, Age 12+

Gabrielle Cain-Jones, Bournside School took Bronze, Gabrielle Norton, Dean Close 5th.

National Level 4, Age 9

Emily Bon, Bourton on the Water School 4th Laura Smart Leckhampton School 5th and Alexis Kaliszewski St Gregory's School 6th.

County Level 4, Age 10 +

Tara Kaliszewski St Gregory's School Bronze, Alexandra Mac-eachern Nounton Park School 4th.

Level 3, Age 10 & 11

With no other clubs able to put out Girls at 10 years old in the level 3 category Rosie and Leah were competing against older girls and showed exceptional talent. Rosie Milan Coberley School Bronze, Savannah De-Villez 4th, Airthrie School, Leah Banks, Birdlip School 5th.

Level 2, Age 11

Sophie Bogdiukiewicz Burford Secondary School, Bronze.


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