and Highbridge gymnasts scoop medals at top tournament
of Highbridge's Monarchs Gymnastics Club achieved some great results
at the British Acrobatic Gymnastics Tournament 2017 at the weekend.
of seven gymnasts from Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge travelled to
Stoke on Trent for the annual event, which saw clubs from all over
the country competing.
Blake and Kian Hawkes won silver medals in the 11-16 mens pairs
category after two excellent routines.
Dymond, Casey House and Gina Cumberlidge also had a very good competition,
finishing in 8th place after 2 routines in the 12-18 women's group
category. This was the last time the trio will compete together,
as Emmy has now retired to concentrate on her A-Levels and then
University later in the year.
Reed and Olivia Reed competed together in their first major competition
and after two routines, finishing in 10th place in the 11-16 women's
club's Mandy Warburton said: "As a result of this competition,
we had some amazing news that the two boys, Joe and Kian, have been
selected for the GB 11-16 development squad at Lilleshall at the
end of March. Only 10 partnerships have been selected in the whole
of Great Britain to attend this weekend and so it is a great achievement
for the club."
added: "We have been invited to compete in the Flanders Cup
in Belgium at the beginning of April and Joe and Kian will be taking
part in that competition alongside seven of their teammates from
Monarchs, a women's group and two women's pairs. There are exciting