Also in March, the club held it's 6th annual inter-club competition, the Wendy Lewis Club Championships.Â Over 100 of the club's gymnasts took part in a friendly competition giving all the gymnasts the opportunity to show their families and friends their achievements.Â The event was kindly supported by Solent Cleaners, The Beauty Oasis, Sarah Foye Photography, West Dean Forest Hogs, Melana Dance & Coastal Stone and all gymnasts received a medal and certificate for taking part.Â Over 200 spectators enjoyed the gymnasts performances and medals were won by the top gymnast on each piece of apparatus and the top 3 gymnasts in each age group.Â
Southbourne Gymnastics Club's gymnasts have had a busy time with three competitions in the last three weeks!Â At the Sussex Floor & Vault Championships the gymnasts won 4 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals.Â
Cailtyn Odin won gold and Chloe Wileman silver in the novice age 8 , where Laura Hayes and Tilly Leeming finished 7th and 9th.Â
In the novice age 9 Lindsey Hart won gold and Annie Gates bronze.Â Rebecca Wilson won silver in the in the age 11 group where Jessica Wileman finished 5th, with Jasmine Stapleton 6th.Â In the Intermediate category Abby Moss, and Paige Hanson all won their age groups and Jade Bailey won silver.Â Excellent performances from Alisha Redfern, Jessica Hill, Meghan Scott and Tasmin Scott all had them finishing extremely close to the medals. Becky Durham finished 4th missing out on a medal by 0.05.Â
All the gymnasts competed new skills they had not included in competitions before and with a really high level of competition with almost 250 gymnasts taking part the girls did really well.Â
Southbourne Gymnastics Club hosted their Annual Invitational Beam and Vault competition last weekend and the gymnasts from the Club won 8 gold, 9 silver and 7 bronze medals winning medals in every age group in every category they competed in.