Flip - Banovallum gymnasts sure can bring home the medals

Banovallum Gymnastics Club's young medallists EMN-140312-125458001
Banovallum Gymnastics Club's young medallists EMN-140312-125458001

No athlete wants to pick up an injury - well the youngsters at Banovallum Gymnastics Club will have to be careful not to get neck strain from all the medals they won recently.

The club had 16 gymnasts taking part in the Witham Hill Autumn Invitational, each competing on five pieces of apparatus.

Jamie Hall competed against county level boys and came home with silver on floor with a score of 11.70 and finished eighth overall.

Marty Jackson took part in the six years age group and had a fantastic result, gold on the floor, score 8.80, vault 9.10 parallel bars 7.20, silver on high bar 7.40, and fourth on the trampette.

Jay Wold and Thomas Rickard were competing in the seven and eight years category. On vault Jay finished with bronze and Thomas fifth, on floor Jay took silver and Thomas sixth, on trampette Jay took silver again and Thomas sixth while on parallel bars Jay took his third silver and Thomas was fifth.

Calum Jordan, in the nine year division came second on floor 8.70 and fourth on vault to take bronze overall.

For the girls, Jasmine Harris, Connie Bell and Emily Rickard were in the 8 years group. Jasmine came second on trampette, Connie was sixth and Emily 13th. Jasmine also performed well on vault coming fifth.

The 9 years group consisted of Millie Morley, Leah Fenn and Devon Buck. Millie took bronze while Leah came eighth and Devon ninth.

In the 10 years group Danielle Cregan and Shannon Bullers were in action. Danielle took silver on bars, bronze on vault and Shannon was second on trampette.

The 11 years and over team of Kia Buck, Phoebe Meldrew and Lyra Waters also brought medals back to Horncastle. Kia came home with two golds, one on bars and the other on floor, and carried on her medal scoop with silver on vault and bronze on beam and trampette.

Phoebe just missed out on medals on beam and trampette while Lyra took second on bars and fourth on beam.