Posts Tagged ‘British Acrobatic Championships’

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

March 28, 2014 Leave a comment

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).


Perfect ten for Deerness Gymnasts From The Northern Echo

April 19, 2013 Leave a comment


IT was a perfect ten for a leading North-East gymnastics club, as all ten members returned from a British championship with gold medals.

Deerness Gymnastics Academy, based in Ushaw Moor, County Durham, took gold in the 11-16 Men’s Group, 12-18 Women’s Pair, 12-18 Mixed Pair and Senior Men’s Pair categories at the British Championships, held in Stoke-on-Trent last weekend (April 13-14).

The ten winners were: Alex Houston, 20, from Consett; Tim Pritchard, 17, from Belmont; Abbi Greaves, 12, from Ushaw Moor; Chelsea Fisher, 16, from Darlington; Millie Nesbitt, 14, from Durham; Liam Sneath, 16, from Spennymoor; Michael Gill, 14, from Ponteland; Nathan Brady, 14, from Durham; Stuart Napier, 14, from Durham; and Finn Gavin, 11, from Alnwick.

Stuart Thompson, the academy’s head of acrobatics, said: “I’m really proud of them all and they fully deserve to be British champions.

“It is fantastic to see that all the hard work and the hours of training in the gym has paid off.”

via Perfect ten for Deerness gymnasts From The Northern Echo.

Deerness Gymnastics Academy – 1st Place British Championships

April 17, 2013 Leave a comment

Deerness’ 1st place performance at the 2013 Acrobatic British Championships.They scored 28.165.

Deerness – SMP D – Acro British 2013 – YouTube.