Members of Darlington Gymnastics Club to represent North at national contest

Gymnasts, from left, Maya Taylor 12, Lauren Roper 13, Jordan McKinnon 14, Olivia Austin 12, Hope Godfrey 13, Ellen Barnes 12 and Jodie Friebel 13

Gymnasts, from left, Maya Taylor 12, Lauren Roper 13, Jordan McKinnon 14, Olivia Austin 12, Hope Godfrey 13, Ellen Barnes 12 and Jodie Friebel 13

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A TEAM of talented Darlington gymnasts will compete in a national competition.

Members of Darlington Gymnastics Club will represent the north of England at the National Club Grades competition in Birmingham, in May, after a successful show in the North of England National Grades contest earlier this month.

Gymnasts Olivia Austin, Maya Taylor, Hope Godfrey and Lauren Roper will compete in the grade seven competition, while grade eight will be represented by Jodie Friebel and Jordan McKinnon for grade six.

Other winners at the competition included Chloe Hayman who was placed sixth in the grade eight contest, and Ellen Barnes who won seventh place in the grade seven competition.

The Darlington Gymnastics Team also won gold in the grade seven category.

Head coach Sally Austen said: β€œThe girls worked extremely hard for the past year to achieve the standard required to qualify for the National Grades.

"The club is now looking forward to representing the north of England in Birmingham.”

The club is looking to recruit more budding gymnasts once they have expanded their premesis in Faverdale, in Darlington.

To join the club call 01325-241339.

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3:12pm Tue 25 Mar 14

bicky_britton says...

Well done girls πŸ‘πŸ† x
Well done girls πŸ‘πŸ† x bicky_britton
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