Fenland gymnasts are beaming with pride after recent success

PUBLISHED: 13:04 08 April 2010 | UPDATED: 09:35 02 June 2010

Zac Lakey & Thomas Verdicchio Fenland Gymnastics Academy

Zac Lakey & Thomas Verdicchio Fenland Gymnastics Academy

THE Fenland Gymnastics Academy have had a successful few weeks. Eleven girls from the Wisbech-based academy competed in the county championship in Huntingdon. Senior gymnast Charlotte Ward produced a spectacular performance with an immense score of 12.4

Gymnastics team

THE Fenland Gymnastics Academy have had a successful few weeks.

Eleven girls from the Wisbech-based academy competed in the county championship in Huntingdon.

Senior gymnast Charlotte Ward produced a spectacular performance with an immense score of 12.4 on the beam to win the county title in grade 10.

Four gymnasts competed at grade 14.

In the 8/9 years category, Jenny Cooper posted the second highest vault score and the third highest beam score and Emily Dear just missed out on a distinction.

In the 10+ section Lily Watson took silver and secured a place in the regional finals.

In the grade 12 event where FGA were represented in the 10/11 years category by Sheree May and in the 12+ category by Chloe Hawes, and Nikki Colangelo.

May passed with ease and Colangelo came fourth.

Hawes scooped silver and a place in the regional finals.

In Grade 11, FGA's Sophie Wicks (10-11 years) and Hannah Rand (12+) earned bronze and silver medals respectively.

Ellen Stobbs qualified as reserve for the regional finals.

FGA's Zac Lakey and Thomas Verdicchio impressed in their first competition - a National Development Program event.

Both will compete in the Pegasus Open, a national competition, later this year.

For more on FGA call 07716 480402 or visit www.fenlandgym.co.uk.


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