gymnasts return from Germany with 34 medals
team of gymnasts from across the Burnham-On-Sea area have returned
from an international competition in Germany with multiple medals.
group of 31 gymnasts and their coaches from Highbridge-based Monarchs
Gymnastics Club travelled to Mainz near Frankfurt.
they took part in the 16th International Gutenberg Cup across
a number of age categories against competitors from all over Europe.
team has returned with a super haul of 34 medals.
year the competition was even bigger than last year with teams
from Denmark and Italy as well as five teams from Germany, including
their national team, two from England and two from Scotland and
over 400 competitors in total," said a spokeswoman.
winning gold were Charlie Dymond and Thomas Hicks (3 golds each),
Alice Kelson and Freya Cooper, Jacob Baker and Monique Wellman-Mason,
Joseph Blake and Kean Hawkes (2 golds each), Leonie Warburton
and Evie Skinner, and Joseph Reed and Jack Warburton.
winners were Freya Cooper and Alice Kelson, Heather Reed, Emily
Auger and Lucy Smith, Toby Baker and Connie Skinner.
was won by Ellie Cater and Olivia Reed (2 bronze each), Emmy Dymond,
Casey House and Gina Cumberlidge, and Eloise Baker and Aaliyah
junior trio, Jess Reed, Gracie Huggins and Harriet Munro-March
did very well to come in 5th place. Jess and Gracie competed as
bases for the first time in an international competition with
new partner Harriet.
taking part in their first international competition and doing
extremely well were Jennifer Marshall and Evie Tissington who
came 8th and Rachel Medhurst and Poppy Cooper 14th.
coaches were very proud of all of the gymnasts and would like
to thank the parents who travelled with the party for their support.
members are always welcome and should telephone Mandy on 07738909318