TJ gymnasts claim medal successes

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TJ Gymnastics youngsters were in the medals at the Regional Friendly competition at the New College Leicester.

Two Prep B women’s pairs performed very well in their first ever acrobatics competition, against a tough group of 20 other pairs.

Ross Hawkins and Jay Gardner

Ross Hawkins and Jay Gardner

Isabelle Brackenbury and Keira Gilman took silver and Ebony Sharkey and Jessica Gilman were just 0.37 points behind in fifth.

In the women’s Grade Two pairs, Charlotte Arch and Laura Kirk performed their difficult routine to a good standard, competing in a very tight group.

In the women’s Grade One group, Kara Cartwright, Reanna Ebbutt and Kasia Midgely did well in their first competition as a trio finishing just 1.26 behind the winners.

On the tumble track, TJ Gymnastics also perfomed well.

Gold medals were won by Keira Gilman, Victoria Davies, Jay Gardner and Kara Cartwright.

Silver medals were won by Kasia Midgley, Connie Groobie, Emily Fairweather, Emma Kirk, Isobelle Brackenbury, Ross Hawkins and Reanna Ebbutt.

Bronze medals went to Jessica Gilman, Abbie Chapman, Charlotte Arch, and Caitlin McNulty.