Last weekend, 11 of our gymnasts travelled to Edinburgh representing the City of Newcastle to trial for the Northern TeamGym squad with the potential to represent Great Britain in the TeamGym Europeans 2016.
All of our gymnasts had a gruelling day, but worked extremely hard and showed great potential.
We are looking forward to the results to see if any of our gymnasts made to the next phase of selection.
We’ll keep you posted!
Senior Women – great team work!
1st place for our Junior boys – you smashed it!
Silver medals for our Junior Nationals
Primary challenge ready to go!
Our Youth team with their silver medals and a massive score of 43
Youth B team with their Gold Medals – Super result!
Youth B team win Bronze Medal. Well Done!
Youth Micro Level 4 Gold Medals
Gold medals for our Primary Micro Team
Great work Primarys
NEWCASTLE GYMNASTICS ACADEMY SWEEPS UP AT NATIONAL COMPETITION
GYMNASTS from City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy (CNGA), travelled to Scotland this month to compete in the British Gymnastics TeamGym Northern National Qualifiers, and brought home a record number of medals for their trophy cabinet in Walkergate.
On 7th and 8th March 2015, 71 gymnasts (men and women) aged between 8 years and 26 years old, competed over 2 days at Scotland’s famous Meadowbank Stadium.
After a gruelling 2 days of tough competitions, the 10 teams returned victorious with an amazing 8 bronze medals and 21 silver medals. They also dominated the Youth micro, Junior Micro, Youth Level 4 & Minis competitions where they won 19 gold medals to add to the war chest!
Samantha Smith, Head of TeamGym said “it’s been a fantastic weekend, and the gymnasts displayed excellent conduct and teamwork throughout. I am especially pleased that we are now likely to have 3 teams heading to the British Championships in August, our Women’s Senior team, Junior boys team, & Women’s Youth team. This is a great result for us and we are all excited to see what all of our gymnasts can do in the British”.
The Women’s Youth team did exceptionally well, scoring the highest of all UK teams (North & South) in their age category. The team comprise of 12 girls aged between 9 and 13 years old, coached by Ruth Tonks, herself an ex –gymnast. Ruth said “I can’t wait for my girls to showcase all of their skills in Liverpool at the British. We won’t rest on our laurels. The hard work will continue. We are all determined to put Newcastle TeamGym on the map!”
Karen Weir, Academy trustee and parent was at the event and comments “I am so proud of all of them, they are real ambassadors for the north east and the academy”.
A fab day was had by all and we won medals galore, well done girls and boys!
Level 6 mini micro
These girls above are from Recreational Gymnastics and only train 1 hour per week. The girls took home silver medals .
Youth level 4 boys 1st competition and they won gold! The team has improved so much since starting TeamGym
Youth level 4 micro took home silver medals after only training in TeamGym for 8 weeks well done girls
Youth level 4 won gold medals
Mini level 4 took gold with an excellent improvement in difficulty skills