Gymnasts somersault to success

IN their first competition since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, youngsters from the Tameside School of Gymnastics (TSOG) came away from the Winter Wonderland with an impressive haul of medals.

The five-day event, for the floor and vault disciplines, was hosted by The Wire Gymnastics Club, Warrington, with more than 900 competitors taking part.

The medal winners. Back row, l-r: Alissa Barlow, Grace Bettridge, Mollie Jones, Hannah Tunstall, Aleisha Walsh, Chloe Arnott-Barnes, Sophie Hunt, Ava Meager, Renee Atkinson. Middle row: Sophia Vance, Sierra Edwards, Amelie Hibbert, Esmee Ashton, Ellie-Mae Jones, Lexi Sanders, Ruby Rhodes, Zara Tansella.
Front row: Sienna Morrison, Luna Walton, Millie Bennett, Georgie Lowndes,
Myla Knowles, Sophia Loukaides, Emmy Hanson

For some of the children, it was their first-ever competition and the whole team produced outstanding results.

And it was special for Georgie Lowndes, Lacey Hurst and Summer Dawson who achieved a clean sweep of gold medals in their events.

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