Gymnasts from Baskervilles Gymnastics Club had a successful day of competition on Sunday 5th February, winning 38 medals at the ‘HEY!’ Competition. Gymnasts travelled to Writhlington Gymnastics Club to compete in the invitational floor and vault competition, aiming to gain experience at away competitions.
Baskervilles’ girls competed in the Under 11 Red and Pink Competitions, and the Under 13 Competition.
In the Under 11 Red Competition, 10-year-olds Freya Brown, Daisy Barker and Alice Haig came 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively on floor, with Freya Brown taking home the overall gold medal.
In the Under 11 Pink Competition, Baskervilles again ruled the podium on floor, with 9-year-olds Phoebe Franklin, Nell Bloomfield and Zara Latkovic taking 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively. On vault, 9-year-old Tilly Kennard took bronze, with Bloomfield winning silver. In the overall competition, Franklin bagged the silver, with Bloomfield stealing gold.
In the Under 13 Competition, 11-year-old Nina Walter also competed strongly, winning 1st place on floor and 2nd place on vault, taking the overall gold medal in her category.
The boys from Baskervilles took part in the Under 7, Under 9 and Under 11 Competitions.
In the Under 7 Category, 6-year-olds Louis Delbridge, Archie Corbett and Alson Goddard all had successful days, winning 1st, 2nd and 3rd places respectively on floor, vault, and in the overall competition.
In the Under 9 Competition, Henry McLean, 7, won bronze on floor, with Cory White winning silver. On vault, Zachary Miles, 8, came 3rd with Felix Bailey in 2nd position. Overall, Henry McLean came 2nd with Cory White following closely behind in 3rd place. But it was 7-year-old Thomas Coles who cleaned up, winning gold on floor, vault and overall.
In the Under 11 Category, 9-year-old Zack Glasgow took silver on floor, vault and overall, with 9-year-old Finley Colebourne pipping him to the post with golds on floor, vault and overall.
“I am really pleased with these results”,
Baskervilles coach Vicky Baskerville commented, “this competition was a great experience for all who attended, and I am so proud of our gymnasts!”