Gairoch gymnasts rise to the challenge in Guildford

Six gymnasts from Garioch Gymnastics Club travelled to Guildford at the weekend to take part in the British Challenge Cup.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 2nd July 2014, 10:37 am
Garioch gymnasts
Garioch gymnasts

The Elite gymnasts – Megan Wright (16) from Stonehaven, Beth McCaw (16) from Kingswells), Kerry Smith (16) from Collieston, Izzy Tolometti (15) from Alford, Daisy Willcocks (14) from Insch and Erin Fraser (12) from Inverurie were accompanied by their coaches – Janine Robertson and Emily Bull.

Izzy and Daisy started the competition off on the Saturday morning in the Junior Age Group. They both performed tremendously well with Daisy performing a new vault for the first time and setting a new personal best score for herself.

Izzy continued her tremendous run of form, she is the current Scottish Junior Champion, going clean throughout the competition and winning SILVER Overall, SILVER for Beam and BRONZE for Bars.

It was the turn of the Seniors on the Saturday afternoon – Megan, Beth and Kerry all performed exceptionally well with Beth getting a top six finish on vault.

Erin took to the floor on the Sunday morning in the Espoir section.

The club’s youngest competitor with several new skills being competed for the first time, she remained calm and professional - gaining herself a massive new personal best score. She finished ninth overall and made a top six finish on asymmetric bars with a BRONZE medal on Floor, a fabulous way to end her competition.