Taeja James Gymnast Profile

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Taeja James

Women's Artistic Gymnast
  • Born: 2002-10-15 (Age 17)
  • Birthplace:
  • Lives: Nottingham
  • Club: City of Birmingham
  • Coach: Jodie Kime
  • Career Highlights: 2018 Commonwealth Games (Team England) team silver, 2017 Junior British Championships all-around champion, 2019 World Championships team 6th

Profile

Taeja is a powerful gymnast and has made the transition from junior to senior very well. A successful junior, two senior apparatus medals at the 2018 British Championships prove that she is definitely one to watch in the coming years. Taeja also impressed when at the 2018 Commonwealth Games where she was part of Team England that took a silver medal in the team event. She was named in the team for the 2019 World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, and helped the team to a 6th place finish, which qualified a team for the Olympic Games.

Achievements
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  • 2016 Olympic Hopes Cup team silver
  • 2016 Junior British Championships all-around silver, floor bronze
  • 2016 Junior European Championships team silver
  • 2017 Junior British Championships all-around, vault, uneven bars and floor champion, beam silver
  • 2018 British Championships floor silver, vault bronze
  • 2018 Commonwealth Games (Team England) team silver, floor 7th
  • 2018 European Championships team 4th
  • 2019 British Championships floor bronze
  • 2019 World Championships team 6th
British women’s team 6th in world final
British women’s team 6th in world final 08 Oct 2019 The British women’s team have finished in a brilliant 6th place in the team final of the 2019 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart, Germany. Having qualified...
European Championships: Becky Downie update
European Championships: Becky Downie update 01 Aug 2018 Becky Downie has been withdrawn from the British team for the European Championships and will be replaced by City of Birmingham’s Taeja James. Becky sustained an injury...
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