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South Durham Gymnastics Club Blog

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
2nd [..]

Club and Regional Grades 2019

Club and Regional Grades 2019

Well done to all of our Elite and Intermediate Squad gymnasts who competed at the City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy at the Club and Regional Grades competition at the end of last month. Outstanding performances and great gymnastics were shown throughout the day with the Pink Ladies winning lots of trophies, medals and ribbons! Well done to all of our overall winners!
Grade 6 - 8 Years
- Overall Team Champions!
- Overall Champion: Grace
- 3rd Overall: Rosie
- 5th Overall: Laila<[..]

North Gymnastics Annual Awards 2019

North Gymnastics Annual Awards 2019

So many awards picked up at the North Gymnastics Annual Awards which took place last month. So proud of our Team Pink!
Lifetime Achievement: Mrs Gates, Daphne Ridley and Arthur Smith
Outstanding Gymnast: Mia Scott and Leah Greenland
Service to Gymnastics in the North: Julie Cornwell and Joanne Pennock
Junior Service to Gymnastics: Lauryn Armstrong and Hannah Evans[..]

British Championships 2019

British Championships 2019

Espoir
Day 1 saw Mercedes Moore compete in her first ever British Championships in the espoir competition. Mercedes finished the competition as the 4th best gymnast in Great Britain in her age category and we could not have been any prouder of her performances!! Not only was she 4th all around, she also qualified for the bars final in 1st place and the vault final in 3rd place!
Junior
Well done to our 3 juniors Leah Greenland, Lydia Collins and Honor Rouse who competed on day 2 of the B[..]

North Grades 2019

North Grades 2019

Well done to all of our intermediate girls who competed in the North Grades competition last week at Redcar Gymnastics Club. Some great routines were shown and reflected all of the hard work the girls had been putting in over the past few months! Well done to our overall winners:
Grade 6, 8 Years
Team: Silver
Bronze: Brooke
5th: Erin
Grade 6, 11 & Under
Team: Silver
Gold: Zara
Bronze: Ashleigh-Jo
Grade 5, 9 Years
Team: Gold
Gold: Ella
6th: Lottie
Grade [..]