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All Gold for Deerness Gymnastics Academy at British Championships – Sky Tyne and Wear

All ten gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy have returned from the British Acrobatic Championships this weekend as British Champions and with a GOLD medal after competing against the very best acrobatic gymnasts from around the country.

The club took the titles of British Champion in four categories – 11-16 Mens Group, 12-18 Womens Pair, 12-18 Mixed Pair and Senior Mens Pair as Britain’s best battled for coveted podium places.

This year’s British Championships were spectacular, with many seasoned performers and avid newcomers alike, all vying for the coveted title of British Champion in their respective category. Taking place in Stoke on Trent on the 13th and 14th April, the British Championships showcased spectacular gymnastics from some of the worlds best acrobatic gymnasts. The competition performances included intricate balances performed by pairs, trios and quartets, with exciting multiple and twisting somersaults with partners being pitched and caught.

Alex Houston (20) from Consett and Tim Pritchard (17) from Belmont became British Champions after winning Gold in the Mens Pair (Senior), carrying on their their success as they have held the junior title for the past five years.

Abbi Greaves (12) from Ushaw Moor and Chelsea Fisher (16) from Darlington won Gold competing together for the first time and became British Champions in Womens Pair (12-18yrs).

Millie Nesbitt (14) from Durham and Liam Sneath (16) from Spennymoor also competed together for the first time and took Gold to become British Champions in Mixed Pair (12-18yrs).

Deerness also took Gold in the Mens Group (11-16yrs) as Michael Gill (14) from Ponteland, Nathan Brady (14) from Durham, Stuart Napier (14) from Durham and Finn Gavin (11) from Alnwick became British Champions.

(All the winning performances are available to view here)

via All Gold for Deerness at British Championships – Sky Tyne and Wear.

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