City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy sent 7 gymnasts to represent the club at the English Championships 2016
First up on Friday 18th March was Freddy Nelson & George Ross in the Men’s Under 12 and Jess Seager in the Espoir competition.
Jess in her first English championships scored 41.300 and finished 50th our of 65 gymnasts and finished 5th on vault.
George Ross scored 61.100 finishing 43rd from 63 gymnasts overall and finished 8th on vault with a score of 12.150.
Freddy Nelson scored 69.850 finishing 7th overall from 63 gymnasts. Freddy is also the English vault champion scoring 13.150.
On Saturday it was the turn for our U18 men’s artistic gymnasts. Harry Ross competed on 5 apparatus with a few injuries and finished 5th on vault scoring 12.350.
James Hodgson scored 72.301 finishing 8th overall and had some fantastic individual apparatus results finishing in the top 10 on 5 out of 6 apparatus. James finished 4th on vault with a score of 12.750 and 6th on floor scoring 13.100.
On Sunday was the turn of our junior girls and Sophie Heeney scored 40.350 finishing 51st out of 59 gymnasts and Lana Chilton scored 43.250 finishing 37th out of 59 gymnasts.
Some great results guys. Well Done
Freddy Nelson is the Under 12 English Vault Champion 2016. Freddy made it the double and is now both the English and British Vault Champion.
Freddy is also ranked 7th in England. Fantastic results once again. Keep up the great work.
Well Done Freddy.
On Thursday 10th March 2016 Freddy Nelson became the Under 12 British Vault Champion 2016.
Freddy performed a straight kazamatsu which was the highest difficulty vault anyone performed at his age group. Freddy scored 13.250.
Not only was he vault British Champion but he is currently ranked 6th in Great Britain at his age group. Outstanding results and a lot of hard work paying off.
Freddy Nelson and George Ross represented City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy at the Under 12 British Championships 2016 on Thursday 10th March 2016.
The boys competed against 66 other gymnasts and George finished with a score of 63.850 and in 39th place.
Freddy Nelson had an outstanding competition finishing 6th overall with a score of 70.350. On individual apparatus Freddy finished 6th with a score of 11.700, p-bars 7th with a score of 12.500 and became British Vault Champion with a score of 13.250.
Well done boys, fantastic results.
City of Newcastle Academy sent 2 boys to compete at the u12 British Championships 2015 at Basildon Sporting Village, London.
On Saturday 5th December 2015 George Ross & Freddy Nelson competed in their first British Championships.
During warm up George incurred an injury to his elbow while doing his double back somersault dismount off P-bars. George seen the physio, who taped him up and he managed with simplified routines to compete on all 6 apparatus. George battled through finishing 41st overall with a score of 60.232 and finished 7th overall on vault.
Freddy Nelson finished 7th overall with a new PB with a total score of 70.999. Freddy had some fantastic individual apparatus scores finishing 10th on pommel, 6th on vault, 5th on p-bars and 4th on floor. Outstanding results for first year British.
Well done boys and keep up the hard work.