See the UK's first ever World Cup Gymnastics in Glasgow
This weekend’s Glasgow World Cup Gymnastics at the Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena is already being previewed as one of the top sporting events to be held in the city in recent years.
New European champion in the all-around Philipp Boy (GER) will lead the field at the Kelvin Hall on Saturday. He will face stiff competition from Daniel Purvis (GBR) who took bronze in the all-around at last weekend’s European Championships, shared with Mykolai Kuksenkov (UKR) who also competes in Glasgow. Olympic silver medallist on the high bar and World Championships all-around bronze medallist Jonathan Horton (USA) is also competing.
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European gold for Beth and bronze for Dan!
Beth Tweddle (pictured left) secured her third successive uneven bars European title, whilst Daniel Purvis (pictured below) took the all-around bronze at the 2011 European Artistic Gymnastics Championship in Berlin.
Sam Oldham also starred as he took 4th place on his senior major debut on the high bar.
For full reports visit the BG website by clicking here. Full results can be downloaded by clicking here.
International finals for rhythmic girls
Laura Halford made the ball final at the Orange Irina Deleanu Trophy in Bucharest finishing 6th in the final with 22.100. Frankie Jones finished 9th in the senior all-around at the 24th Tournoi International de Gymnastique Rhythmique du Pas de Calais with Stephani Sherlock, making her debut for GBR, also making the ball final in the junior competition.
Gymnast magazine - accessible to all!British Gymnastics is pleased to provide access to its long standing magazine 'The Gymnast'.
Moving recently to an online format, The Gymnast is published 10 times a year and contains a wide range of content including event and gymnast features, reviews, interviews, coaching hints and general news and views
about the activities of British Gymnastics and its members.
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GymFusionIt's arrived in spectacular fashion!
Saturday 9th April saw the launch of GymFusion. Nottingham’s Albert Hall, Market Square and Broadmarsh Shopping Centre witnessed outstanding team performances and fantastic responses from audiences at all three venues. The icing on the cake was the evening performance at the Nottingham Albert Hall. Eleven teams from across the country and representing the very best of our gymnastics family, put on a fabulous show for the packed arena.
British Gymnastics wishes to say the biggest 'thank you' to all the teams. GymFusion belongs to you. A more detailed report, plus BGtv highlights will be available very soon. So watch, read and be inspired!
Dynamo SofG - Gymnastics Club of the Year No.2 Gymnastics is celebrating the announcement that Dynamo School of Gymnastics, Hampshire is the second gymnastics club to win a club of the year award at the prestigious Sport and Recreation Alliance, Sport Club of the Year 2011. This follows last weeks exciting news that Barry YMCA have also won an award.Dynamo were nominated by their local school sports partnership for their outstanding work in local schools. They will be awarded Sport Club of the Year, School Club Links at the ceremony on the 3rd May in London. Congratulations to the club for this fantastic achievement.
2011 Club Conference - Book Now! British Gymnastics National Club Conference and Awards, 25th/26th June - for a full programme or to book a place on the conference please click here.
As Glasgow prepares for the decision to find out if they have been successful in hosting the 2015 Artistic World Championships, members of the bid committee made a presentation that was attended by the UEG authorities, Heads Of Delegations, members of Technical Committees and representatives of the Local Organising Committee during the European Championships in Berlin on 9th April 2011.
Alan Sommerville OBE (Chairman of BG Board) said, "If our bid is successful, we have already brought together the full package of technical, financial and commercial skills and resources to make the 2015 Artistic World Championships the most successful and memorable event the FIG and its member Federations could wish for."
The decision will be made at the FIG Council Meeting in the USA on 22nd May.
British Gymnastics Medical Scheme 2011/12
In partnership with the Oak Medical Group, British Gymnastics is delighted to renew its offer for membership to the British Gymnastics Medical Scheme.
The scheme allows gymnasts to see specialist consultants who have considerable experience in diagnosing gymnastic related injuries. Please note that this is not medical insurance, however, it is strongly recommended that elite gymnasts training and competing at club level or above consider membership. Annual membership of the scheme runs from 1st April 2011 - 31st March 2012. There is a preferential rate of £60.00 available for gymnasts who join within the renewal period (1st April - 27th May 2011). The cost of the scheme resumes to £150.00 thereafter.For further details and an application form please click here to download.