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South Durham Gymnastics Club Blog

Compulsory, National and Development Grades 2018

Compulsory, National and Development Grades 2018

Our elite girls had their first competition of the year on Sunday with their compulsory, national and development grades held here at South Durham Gymnastics Club. Well done to all girls who passed their grades and performed all of their routines with beautiful style and confidence. Awesome results from the day!
Development 5
CHAMPION - Rose Cole
2ND PLACE - Claire Smith
Development 4, 9 years
CHAMPION - Eva-Mae Seed
2ND PLACE - Rose Seymour
Development 4, 10 & over
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Great Britain Junior Squad 2018

Great Britain Junior Squad 2018

Fantastic news to announce...Mia and Leah have both been reselected for the Great Britain Junior Squad 2018 . Massive congratulations to both girls, we all know how hard they have both worked for this!
This just goes to prove that hard work and commitment all year round does not go unnoticed. Fab times for the Pink Ladies and the next generation of superstars![..]

North Grades 2018

North Grades 2018

Another busy day on Sunday at the gym as we hosted the North Grades 2018 competition with a number of our intermediate squad gymnasts taking part alongside a number of different clubs from around the North. Well done to each and every competitor who showed routines on the vault, bars, beam and floor. Extra special well done to the South Durham Champion of the day:
Grade 6, 8 years Champion - Lottie Strugnell[..]

Regional Grades 2018

Regional Grades 2018

Well done to all of our gymnasts who competed in the Regional Grades competition at the weekend which was held at the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy. We had girls competing from both the Elite and the Intermediate Squads performing routines on the vault, bars, beam, floor and range. A special well done to all of our champions from the day!
-Grade 6, 11&under Champion: Tiani-Mai Graham
-Grade 6, 12&over Champion: Mia Dowson
-Grade 5, 9 years Champion: Maddie Chatt
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British Championships 2018

British Championships 2018

Wow what an awesome weekend team pink had at the British Championships 2018! Four of our girls travelled down to compete in the Liverpool Echo Arena at the weekend in the Junior and Senior competition against the best gymnasts in Great Britain in front of a huge crowded arena.

The Friday was the start of the competition and Mia Scott, Leah Greenland and Lydia Collins were the first to take to the podium in the junior competition. The three girls competed on all four pieces of apparatus s[..]

Pink Events Set Work Championships

Pink Events Set Work Championships

Sunday saw the very first competition of 2018 for our General Squad gymnasts with the Pink Events Set Works Championships taking place at Redcar Gymnastics Club. The competition consisted of gymnasts performing set routines on the floor, range and beam from level 6 to level 1. The competition was a huge success for the Pink Ladies who took away a ton of ribbons, medals and trophies. Well done to everyone who took part and special mention to our overall winners!
-Level 6, 8 Years Champion: Ash[..]

English Championships 2018

English Championships 2018

The club were very proud to be able to take 8 of our gymnasts down to the English Championships at the weekend. The first of our girls travelled down South to take part in podium training on Thursday where they were able to get a feel of the equipment and the competition hall where they would be competing the following day. Isobel, Ellie, Harriet, Charlotte and Mercedes competed in the Espoir competition on Friday, it was the first ever English Championships for all of the girls and although a f[..]

Great Britain National Squads 2018

Great Britain National Squads 2018

The club are very proud to announce that these 3 Pink Ladies have made it on to National Squads once again for 2018. Well done to Mia and Leah who have been selected for the Great British Junior National Squad and Mercedes who has been selected for the Great British Pathway Development Squad. We are all super proud of you girls![..]

North Regional Squad 2018

North Regional Squad 2018

Our first North Regional Squad of 2018 took place at the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy on Saturday 6th January.

The South Durham Girls trained alongside many other clubs in the region, working with different gymnasts and coaches for the day, taking away lots of great memories and new friends. Special mention to Eva-Mae who won the conditioning challenge winning herself a pink bag!

Our next North Regional Squad will take place on the 11th April at South Durham Gymnastics Cl[..]

Special Guest Robson Green

Special Guest Robson Green

Sometimes Christmas comes early and today we had a surprise visit from Actor Robson Green! A keen supporter of the club, Robson was able to witness some amazing gymnastics from the elite gymnasts. He also chatted with the girls and coaches providing inspiration and advice for success as well as sharing a laugh or two. Not to be outdone by the amazing displays of skill and courage Robson ended with a display of his own on the vault and beam![..]