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South Durham Gymnastics Club Blog

Leverkusen Cup 2019

Leverkusen Cup 2019

We are very excited to announce that Mia Scott has been selected to represent England at the Leverkusen Cup at the end of October! Mia has worked incredibly hard and we are so proud that she has been given this opportunity! Awesome job Mia![..]

Adrian Stan British Team Championships 2019

Adrian Stan British Team Championships 2019

Well done to all 9 of our Pink Ladies who competed at the Adrian Stan Team Championships at the weekend. The club were proud to enter both a Junior and Senior Team into the competition against a huge field of clubs. Our Junior Team were amongst one of the youngest teams across the weekend and although a few uncharacteristic falls were made all 4 girls put out a huge number of new skills at their first ever British Teams event! Our Senior Team finished in 8th place whilst missing some key members[..]

Redcar Rocks 2019

Redcar Rocks 2019

Well done to all of our Pink Ladies who competed at the Redcar Rocks competition! A lovely friendly competition held at Redcar Gymnastics Club where the girls competed alongside a number of other clubs from around the region.
Well done to our overall winners!
Level 7 - 8 Years
Overall Champion: Olivia Robinson
2nd Overall: Ruby Ellingham
3rd Overall: Isobel Mackie
6th Overall: Elisha Mawson
Level 7 - 11 & Under
2nd Overall: Freya Boon
3rd Overall: Poppy Clark
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Summer Classic 2019

Summer Classic 2019

Our Advanced, Intermediate and General Squad girls all took part in our annual Summer Classic competition held at our gym alongside our good friends from Redcar Gymnastics Club. As usual the homemade numbers from all gymnasts were amazing and lots of prizes were won for both artistic number creations and gymnastics results.
Well done to our overall winners!
Level 8 - 7 & Under
Overall Champion: Emma Ballantyne
2nd Overall: Darcey Symes
3rd Overall: Eva Keeligan
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NW Open 2019

NW Open 2019

Nine Pink Ladies travelled down to Wigan at the weekend with their coaches to compete in the North West Open 2019.
Eva-Mae, Rose and Emmie competed first on Saturday gaining loads of experience against an array of clubs throughout the day with lots of brand new skills put out onto the competition floor for the first time. Well done girls!
Abi, Lexie, Fran, Lily, Pippa and Maddie then competed on Sunday with smiles on their faces throughout representing South Durham with great attitudes. We[..]

Pink Events Voluntary 2 Piece Championships

Pink Events Voluntary 2 Piece Championships

An amazing weekend was had on Saturday and Sunday as we hosted the 2019 Pink Events Voluntary 2 Piece Championships. All gymnasts competed some fabulous routines on the floor and vault and brought away an array of ribbons, medals and trophies. Special well done to all of our overall winners!
LEVEL 7 - 8 YEARS
Overall Champion: Rose Foster
2nd Overall: Millie Stabler
5th Overall: Olivia Robinson

LEVEL 7 - 9 YEARS
Overall Champion: Georgia Cringle
5th Overall: Poppy Clark[..]

England Squad Selection

England Squad Selection

Huge congratulations to our Pink Ladies, Mia Scott and Mercedes Moore on their selection for the 2019/20 England Squad, an excellent achievement!![..]

Junior Squad 2019/20

Junior Squad 2019/20

We are proud to announce that Leah Greenland has been selected for the British Junior Squad 2019/20 & Mercedes has also been selected as a reserve for the squad! ..amazing achievements for both girls![..]

British Gymnastics Compulsory Levels 2019

British Gymnastics Compulsory Levels 2019

Claire Smith, Rose Cole and Keira Pedelty all travelled down to Stoke at the weekend to compete in the British Gymnastics Compulsory Levels amongst the top gymnasts from Great Britain.
Claire and Rose were representing the North region in the Compulsory Level 4 competition alongside two teammates from the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy. Both girls had clean competitions all around and gained huge amounts of experience from their first ever National Finals! Claire finished the competitio[..]

Compulsory, National and Development Grades

Compulsory, National and Development Grades

Our elite squad girls competed in their first grades competition for 2019 at the weekend and had a fantastic day with great results all round! Well done to our overall winners!
Development 5 - 8 Years
2nd place - Scarlett Quinn
Development 5 - 11 & Under
Overall champion - Anya Gillespie
Compulsory 4 - 9 Years
Overall Champion - Claire Smith
2nd place - Rose Cole
Elite Development 4 - 11 & Under
Overall Team Champions!
Overall Champion - Maddie Chatt
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