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Gymnasts vie for national honours – Sunderland Echo

Sixteen gymnasts from Deerness Gymnastics Academy are off to the British Championships tomorrow.

Five gymnasts from the club in Ushaw Moor, Durham, are already reigning British Champions, while nine of the remaining 11 gymnasts are entering the championships for the first time.

Senior women’s pair Chelsea Fisher and Abbi Greaves will compete as senior competitors for the first time after moving up from the age group category following their gold medal success at the World Championships in 2014. They are the reigning British Champions;

In the 12-18 women’s group, Caitlin Owston, Amelia Palmer and Bethany MacDougall are competing together for the first time.

Also new to the competion are the 12-18 Women’s Pair Vicky Gargan and Drew Armstrong.

In the 12-18 Men’s Group Nathan Brady, Michael Gill and Finn Gavin were gold medallists in the world championships last year and are current British Champions, but this is a new line-up, with Ryan Dury joining them.

via Gymnasts vie for national honours – Sunderland Echo.

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