Medals galore for GSC Gymnasts

The Garioch Sports Centre Recreational Gymnasts show off their awards
The Garioch Sports Centre Recreational Gymnasts show off their awards

Inverurie’s Garioch Sports Centre Gymnastics Club won medals galore at last weeks competition held in Aberdeen by the City of Aberdeen Gymnastics Club.

Saturday was for the recreational gymnasts, and for a lot of them was their first competition.

They train an hour a week and all picked up a medal including two overall champions - Jessica Little won Gold Overall in the 6/7 age group and team Gold with team mates Ellen Denny and Isla Cochrane. In the 8/9 years Aimee Sheilds won Gold Overall and Indy Chapman as runner up and a team Silver with team mates Scarlet Hollingsworth and Emma Harrison. Kenzie Masson, Sophie Hayley, Alisha Allan and Neyda Hosie won Goldin the 8/9 years team event. In the 10/11 age group James Dempster was Silver Overall, Silver Vault and Floor and his team mate Natasha won Bronze on Vault. This is a great achievement given the amount of time they train.

On Sunday the competitive group also added another three champions to their successful weekend. In the 6/7 years Emma Durrant placed Gold on Floor, Vault and Overall, Amy Allan Silver Overall with Bronze on Floor and Vault and a team Gold along with Amy Crooke and Nicole Zeegers who also placed Silver on Vault. Also in the 6/7 years Jaia Burns, Brooke Irvine, Jessica Singer and Grace Allan placed fifth overall for the team event and for some of them this was their first competition.

In the 8/9 years Holly Grant won Gold Overall and Emily Proud won Gold on Vault as well as a team Gold with team mates Kacay Foote, Halle Gordon and Halle Strachan. More medals were won in the 10/11 beginners section where Rebecca Cameron won Silver Overall and Gold on Vault, Hannah Walker won Gold on Floor and Bronze overall and the team won Gold with Stacey Reid, 
Abbie Killoh and Jessica Hutchison.

In the 10/11 intermediate section Kloey Barclay won Silver Overall, Gold on Vault. Carrie-Ann Gordon won Silver on Floor and the team with Abbie Gordon and Grace Roberston placed second. Last but not least Rebecca Naysmith won Gold Overall, in the 12+ age group and team mate Abby Robertson won Silver Overall. Another very busy and successful weekend for the Inverurie Gymnasts and a big well done from all the coaches.