Local gymnasts tumble to success

Local gymnasts tumble to success
Haverfordwest Gymnastics Club took a squad of gymnasts to compete in the recent novice agility championships which was held in Cardiff.

Each gymnast had to perform three explosive and dynamic tumbles and there were four categories into which each gymnast could be entered.

Silver for Rhys

In the Level Two, Eight Year Old Boys category Owen Canton finished fourth and Rhys Corn
Local gymnasts tumble to success
ey performed brilliantly in gaining a silver medal. In the Girls category, Brooke Evans excelled and finished third and as a team Owen, Rhys, Brooke and Natasha Arwyald came a deserved third.
There were also gymnasts competing in the Level Two, 9-10 years category. Fern Evans was the highest scorer from Pembrokeshire and finished in a creditable 14th. Fern alongside Honey Harries, Branwen Vaughan and Tamzin Husband as they came sixth in the team competition.

Male gymnasts shine

Moving up to Level Three there was more success for the club’s male gymnasts. In the 9-10 category, Josh Musslwhite performed well and gained himself a bronze medal. Seren James just missed out and finished fifth in the 9-10 girls category. As a team Seren, Josh, Katie Richards and Poppy Grosvenor also came away with a team bronze  as reward for their good work.
Louise Mear was the only individual from Pembrokeshire entered into the Level Three, 11-12 years category and finished 13th. Josie Dodd was entered into the 11-12 years, Level Four category and was a top 10 finisher with a position of eighth. Lauren Smith was entered into the Level Four, 13+ years category and finished 10th, which were good results in high-standard competition.
A special thank you must go to Laura Jones, who organised the running of this event, as well as judging in the afternoon session. Rebecca Jones worked tirelessly all day to ensure the gymnasts performed to the best of their ability and was proud of what they achieved.


Some of the gymnasts who did well