GYMNASTICS: Success for SSG at Fromeside Champs

SWINDON School of Gymnastics continued its recent run of competitive success at the Fromeside Floor and Vault Championships in Bristol recently.

Five clubs attended from across the south west of England and SSG sent a squad of 11 gymnasts who competed in all three sections.

Superb displays allowed the Swindon outfit to secure four overall medals and 12 apparatus top-three finishes.

In the intermediate advanced section, 13-year-old Larissa Emms took gold, winning on both floor and vault.

In the recreational section, 10-year-old Emily Stone also won gold in winning floor, while she placed third on vault. Ellie Murray, nine, triumphed in the vault in her age group, with Hannah Coid, 11, coming second in her age bracket.

The intermediate section saw 13-year-old Rebecca Edwards and Eve Wightman, 10, take second places on vault in their respective age groups.

Christine Bishop, 34, triumphed in the adults’ section, winning the floor as teammate Lauren Cordingley, 25, took overall bronze and won on the vault.

Gymnasts Lauren Evans (nine), Hannah Mason (nine) and Georgie Mullen, 13, also participated and competed well.

Coach Christine Bishop said: “The gymnasts have performed very well and that their medals and certificates were just reward for their hard work in training. SSG is a registered charity that is looking for a sponsor.

If you are interested phone 01793 480846 or email ssginfo@tiscali.co.uk.

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