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Meet Heather Marshall – the future of Britain’s trampoline gymnastics

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“Competing at the World Championships last year, was definitely my biggest achievement,” said Heather Marshall, the youngest gymnast in Great Britain’s team. Last year’s World Championships in Tokyo, were the first major competition for the young 16-year-old. Her 23rd place...

Sarah Madge on the growth of British Gymnastics

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The Birkenhead Trampoline Club is home to some of the best trampoline gymnasts in the United Kingdom. It sent three gymnasts to last year’s World Championships in Tokyo, in the same arena where gymnastics will take place at the Olympics...

Tokyo 2020 gymnastics qualification heats up in Melbourne

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Gymnastics stars were gathered in Melbourne this weekend as the city hosted the first World Cup of the Olympic season. The Games are less than six months away, which made the competition even fiercer. Epke Zonderland (NED), Vladislav Poliashov (RUS),...

Ex-Merseyside gymnast: ‘I still get sleepless nights looking back on what could have been’

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Merseyside-based artistic gymnast Daniel Purvis announced his official retirement from competing a year ago this week. Since then, the Olympic and Commonwealth medal winner has bought his first house, been inducted into the British Gymnastics Hall of Fame and is...

Russia dominate rhythmic gymnastics season opener in Moscow

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Russia completed a clean sweep of the gold medals this weekend at the Moscow Grand Prix. Dina Averina, three-time World all-around champion was the most successful gymnast, winning four medals, three gold and one silver. Her twin sister, Arina Averina...
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The Rise of Artistic Gymnastics in Great Britain

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Since the 2012 London Olympics, British Gymnastics has been on the rise and is contending for medals at the most important competitions. This year’s World Championships, British gymnasts brought home a total of four medals, two of them gold. The...
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City of Liverpool Gymnastics Club to participate at Spooky Spectacular

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The City of Liverpool Gymnastics Club will be back in action this weekend at the Spooky Spectacular in Newcastle. The City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy will host the Halloween themed gymnastics meet. The Merseyside club has attended this meet before, and...

Simone Biles makes history in Stuttgart

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Simone Biles broke the World Championships medals record on the last day of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart. The 22-year-old now has 25 World Championship medals, 19 of them gold. Vitaly Scherbo from the ex-Soviet Union owned the...

Great Britain secure Olympic spots at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships

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Team GB secured themselves Olympic teams in both men and women’s gymnastics at the next Summer Olympics. The 2019 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships was the main way of teams gaining Olympic quotas to Tokyo. It was a week filled with technical...
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City of Liverpool Gymnastics Club participates in Pink Ladies Invitational

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The City of Liverpool Gymnastics Club is helping to stage the Pink Ladies Invitational from October 4-6. The aim of the competition is to raise awareness for breast cancer and all of the proceeds go towards further research.

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