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Trio of gold medals for Deerness Gymnasts (From Durham Times)

NORTH EAST gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy have returned from the British Acrobatic Championships with three gold medals and one silver medal and with all reigning British Champions retaining their titles.

Twelve of the 15 gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy, who competed in British Acrobatic Gymnastic Championships last weekend against the very best acrobatic gymnasts from around the country, returned with a medal and the womens trio were a close fourth in their very first British Championships.

Abbi Greaves, 13, from Ushaw Moor and Chelsea Fisher, 17, from Darlington, took the British title for the second year in the 12-18 Womens Pair. Last year they also won a silver medal in the European Championships.

Millie Nesbitt, 15, from Durham and Liam Sneath, 17, from Spennymoor also took the British title for the second year in the 12-18 Mixed Pair. Last year they also won a silver medal in the European Championships.

Eight gymnasts competed in two different mens four groups. Winning the gold medal and British title in the 11-16 age category were Michael Gill, 15, from Ponteland, Nathan Brady, 15, from Durham, Stuart Napier, 14, from Durham and Finn Gavin, 12, from Alnwick.

via Trio of gold medals for Deerness gymnasts (From Durham Times).

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