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The British Gymnastics media team regularly distribute press releases, providing media with key news, announcements and event reports. If you would like to be included as part of our regular press release distribution list please email [email protected]

Our latest2 press releases can be found below:-

23 June 2016

  pdf British Gymnastics Formal Statement (220 KB)

5 June 2016 Bars gold for Becky and double silver for Ellie at European Championships
4 June 2016 Great Britain take European team silver
3 June 2016 pdf (235 KB) Maisie Methuen 4th and Alice Kinsella 5th in European final
2 June 2016 GB top qualifying for European team final
1 June 2016 Superb European silver for GB junior girls
29 May 2016 GB junior men add two gold, two silver and two bronze medals to 2016 European collection
29 May 2016 High bar history for Nile Wilson in GB 1-2
28 May 2016 European gymnastics silver for GB men
27 May 2016 Giarnni takes gold and Joe bags bronze at European Championships
26 May 2016 Eight finals for British men at 2016 European Championships
25 May 2016 Junior men claim fifth straight European title
3 April 2016   pdf Success for GB at World and European Championships (150 KB)
12 March 2016   pdf Three medals for GB in Glasgow (152 KB)
29 November 2015   pdf World silver for GB on final day of Trampoline, Tumbling & DMT World Championships (148 KB)
29 November 2015   pdf GB secure Olympic trampoline places (146 KB)
27 November 2015   pdf Tumbling team silver for GB (152 KB)
26 November 2015   pdf Trampoline World Championships begin (155 KB)
1 November 2015   pdf Historic Worlds come to a close (146 KB)

31 October 2015

pdf Whitlock becomes World champion (151 KB)

28 October 2015

pdf (148 KB) pdf GB men win historic World silver (152 KB)

27 October 2015

pdf (149 KB) pdf World Championship team broze for GB women (148 KB)

26 October 2015

pdf (160 KB) pdf British men qualify for Rio (149 KB)

25 October 2015

pdf (148 KB) pdf 2015 World Gymnastics Championships day three (160 KB)

24 October 2015

pdf (155 KB) pdf GB women qualify for Rio (148 KB)

23 October 2015

pdf (155 KB) pdf 2015 World Gymnastics Championships day one (155 KB)

20 October 2015

pdf (151 KB) pdf Jane Allen interview (155 KB)

12 October 2015

pdf (152 KB) pdf 2015 World Gymnastics Championships teams (151 KB)

20 Sept 2015

pdf (156 KB) pdf Catching up with gymnastics legend Beth Tweddle MBE (152 KB)

13 Sept 2015

pdf (149 KB) pdf British trampoline, tumbling and DMT titles decided (156 KB)

7 Sept 2015

pdf (146 KB) pdf Liverpool gymnasts ready for British battle (149 KB)

1 August 2015

pdf (148 KB) pdf Halford wins British rhythmic title (146 KB)

21 June 2015

pdf Third European Games bronze for Bartlett and Baughn (148 KB)

21 June 2015

pdf Kat Driscoll takes European Games silver for TeamGB (147 KB)

20 June 2015

pdf Bronze for Brinn Bevan in Baku (147 KB)

19 June 2015

pdf European Games bronze for Bartlett and Baughn (160 KB)

19 April 2015

pdf Triple silver for European record (190 KB)

18 April 2015

pdf (170 KB) pdf Two gold and a silver for GBR (150 KB)

17 April 2015

pdf European bronze for Dan Purvis (170 KB)

17 April 2015

pdf Ellie Downie takes historic European bronze (152 KB)

16 April 2015

pdf British men into European finals (156 KB)

15 April 2015

pdf Ellie Downie leads GBR qualifying (156 KB)

29 Mar 2015

pdf Purvis and Tinkler take British titles (152 KB)

06 Dec 2014

pdf Verniaiev and Iordache retain Glasgow titles (152 KB)

12 Oct 2014

pdf World Championships end with Wilson 4th (161 KB)

11 Oct 2014

pdf Superb performances by GB in World finals (150 KB)

10 Oct 2014

pdf Fragapane 10th and Harrold 11th in World final (153 KB)

09 Oct 2014

pdf World Championship silver for Max Whitlock (151 KB)

08 Oct 2014

pdf World 6th for GBR women’s team (152 KB)

07 Oct 2014

pdf Historic World 4th for British men’s team (153 KB)

06 Oct 2014

pdf World Championship final for GBR girls (150 KB)

04 Oct 2014

pdf GB men’s team into World Championship final (225 KB)

15 Aug 2014

pdf 2014 artistic World Championship team (178 KB)

12 Aug 2014

pdf Discover Gymnastics (194 KB)

01 Aug 2014

pdf British gymnasts dominate the Games (233 KB)

31 July 2014

pdf Memorable medals for Home Nation stars (168 KB)

30 July 2014

pdf England glorious in women’s final (185 KB)

30 July 2014

pdf World class Whitlock takes gold (172 KB)

29 July 2014

pdf Golden day for Team England gymnasts (174 KB)

26 July 2014

pdf Golden finale for Frankie Jones (170 KB)

25 July 2014

pdf Superb silver and bronze for Team Wales (170 KB)

24 July 2014

pdf Team silver for Welsh rhythmic gymnasts (168 KB)

13 July 2014

pdf 2014 Acrobatic World Championships (168 KB)

25 May 2014

pdf Whitlock leads GBR medal charge (153 KB)

25 May 2014

pdf Wilson leads GBR to greatest ever medal haul (152 KB)

24 May 2014

pdf European silver for GBR men s team (162 KB)

23 May 2014

pdf (165 KB) pdf Wilson and Bevan take European gold and bronze (153 KB)

22 May 2014

pdf British men top European qualification (165 KB)

21 May 2014

pdf British boys take European Championship gold (171 KB)

18 May 2014

pdf Becky Downie becomes European Champion (151 KB)

17 May 2014

pdf British junior girls complete historic European Championships (150 KB)

16 May 2014

pdf (154 KB) pdf (164 KB) pdf Ellie Downie wins European all-around silver (151 KB)

15 May 2014

pdf (154 KB) pdf British girls top European qualification (164 KB)

14 May 2014

pdf GBR junior girls win historic silver (154 KB)

29 MAR 2014

pdf Whitlock and Tunney take 2014 British titles (199 KB)

03 MAR 2014

pdf Dan Purvis takes American Cup bronze (148 KB)

17 Jan 2014

pdf British men out to dominate in 2014 (164 KB)

07 Dec 2013

pdf Iordache and Verniaiev take World Cup titles, Purvis silver (308 KB)

03 Dec 2013

pdf Sir John Major becomes British Gymnastics Patron (148 KB)

27 Nov 2013

pdf BG appoints new Head of Performance Sport (164 KB)

15 Nov 2013

pdf (146 KB) pdf 2013 Glasgow World Cup gymnasts announced (151 KB)

10 Nov 2013

pdf (173 KB) pdf Gold, silver and bronze at trampoline, tumbling and DMT World Championships (146 KB)

09 Nov 2013

pdf (149 KB) pdf Gold & three bronze for GBR at trampoline World Championships (173 KB)

08 Nov 2013

pdf (149 KB) pdf British girls win trampoline World Championship title (151 KB)

06 Oct 2013

pdf (151 KB) pdf World Championship bronze for Kristian Thomas (149 KB)

05 Oct 2013

pdf (152 KB) pdf World Championships silver for Max Whitlock (151 KB)

04 Oct 2013

pdf (152 KB) pdf Harrold and Tunney make World Championship Final debuts (152 KB)

03 Oct 2013

pdf (151 KB) pdf Whitlock and Purvis shine in Antwerp (152 KB)

02 Oct 2013

pdf (191 KB) pdf Four finals for British girls at World Championships (151 KB)

01 Oct 2013

pdf British boys make five finals in Antwerp (191 KB)

16 Sept 2013

pdf 2013 artistic World Championships team announced (191 KB)

06 Aug 2013

pdf Beth Tweddle MBE retires. (208 KB)

23 July 2013

pdf (150 KB) pdf Olympian Max Whitlock launches new gymnastics activity FreeG (217 KB)

07 July 2013

pdf (171 KB) pdf Page and Higgins crowned trampoline champions (150 KB)

04 June 2013 pdf (144 KB) pdf British Gymnastics vaults into the commercial arena (171 KB)
21 April 2013 pdf Oldham's silver takes GBR's European Championships medal haul to 5 (144 KB)
20 April 2013 pdf Whitlock and Keatings take European titles (144 KB)
19 April 2013 pdf Harrold takes historic 8th (144 KB)
19 April 2013 pdf Max Whitlock takes European all-around silver (144 KB)
18 April 2013 pdf (143 KB) pdf Ruby Harrold leads GBR into finals (144 KB)
17 April 2013 pdf (233 KB) pdf Whitlock shines in Euro qualification (143 KB)
28 Mar 2013 pdf (152 KB) pdf 2013 European Championship team announced (233 KB)
24 Jan 2013 pdf Britain’s best crowned in apparatus and masters finals (152 KB)
23 Jan 2013 pdf (200 KB) pdf Wilson & Bevan take under 16 & under 18 British titles (152 KB)
22 Jan 2013 pdf (228 KB) pdf Tyesha Mattis crowned British junior champion (200 KB)
20 Jan 2013 pdf (174 KB) pdf 2013 Men's and Women's British Championships preview (228 KB)
8 Dec 2012 pdf (158 KB) pdf Purvis takes the bronze in Glasgow (174 KB)
3 Dec 2012 pdf (261 KB) pdf Silver for Purvis at Stuttgart World Cup (158 KB)
30 Oct 2012 pdf Olympic medallists to contest Glasgow World Cup (261 KB)
15 Oct 2012 Amanda Reddin appointed Head National Coach
27 Sep 2012 Thomas eyes World Cup success
6 Aug 2012 Beth Tweddle wins historic Olympic bars bronze
5 Aug 2012 Smith and Whitlock win Olympic pommel horse silver and bronze
30 July 2012 GBR men win historic Olympic team Bronze
29 July 2012 GBR women make four Olympic final
28 July 2012 GBR men make six Olympic finals
08 July 2012 pdf Driscoll and Bailey claim British trampoline titles (163 KB)
04 July 2012 pdf Eighteen gymnasts selected to Team GB for London 2012 Olympics (176 KB)
30 June 2012 pdf Frankie Jones seals 6th British rhythmic title (160 KB)
23 June 2012 pdf Rebecca Tunney crowned British champion (160 KB)
23 June 2012 pdf Purvis retains British title (161 KB)

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2011 - The run up to the Olympics!

2011 has been an exciting year for British Gymnastics. With the London 2012 Olympics in sight, selection and test events have been rife as well as many a successful major Championships in various disciplines. British Gymnastics thought what better time than the year before a home Olympics to begin a new campaign to get everybody behind our athletes and involved in our sport. Therefore, the campaign ‘I AM BG’ was launched in October 2011 for all members and fans of British Gymnastics. The campaign took off with a bang and looks to be even bigger and better in 2012. With record breaking achievements, major events in Britain and much more 2011 has been another outstanding year for all at BG.

Women’s Artistic
9/4/2011 European Championships in Berlin, Germany
Beth Tweddle - Champion on bars- her third title in a row!

8-10/7/11- Senior and Junior British Championships
The first event to be streamed LIVE by BGtv!
City of Liverpool’s Hannah Whelan has been crowned the women’s senior all-around British Champion for the second year in a row. She was followed by Heathrow’s Danusia Francis, who took the silver, with Whelan's teammate Jenni Pinches taking bronze. Hannah Whelan's teammate Rebecca Tunney took the junior all-around title with Gabby Jupp second and Abi Caig third. Beth Tweddle then went on to take both the floor and bars apparatus titles.

23-30/7/11- The European Youth Olympic Festival, Trabzon, Turkey
Gabrielle Jupp took silver on the beam.

9-11/9/11- IV Commonwealth Youth Games, Isle of Man
Angel Romaeo steeled the individual overall title for Wales, while the English girls won the team and three apparatus gold medals: Rebecca Tunney (vault), Charlie Fellow (bars) and Abi Caig (floor).

7-16/10/2011- World Championships Tokyo, Japan
The British female gymnasts made history as they not only qualified a full team to the Olympics but finished a record breaking 5th in the team final; the best ever result for a British team!

Men’s Artistic
9/4/2011 European Championships in Berlin, Germany
Dan Purvis opened his very successful 2011 account with bronze medal in the all-around!
Sam Oldham celebrated his debut in the senior ranks with 4th place in the high bar final.

29/7/11- European Youth Olympic Festival, Trabzon, Turkey
Courtney Tulloch won the all-around title adding to this gold on rings, with Frank Baines taking the p.bars gold and floor silver medals. Tulloch, Baines and Dominick Cunningham won the Team silver medal just behind Russia and ahead of Switzerland.

9-11/9/11- IV Commonwealth Youth Games, Isle of Man
With 3 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals in his tally, the 16-year old all-around winner Dominick Cunningham, from Earls GC England, was the most successful gymnast in the competition.
Both the Boys and the Girls teams of England won the gold medals.

17-18/9/11- British Championships
Dan Purvis was crowned the 2011 men's British Champion.

7-16/10/2011- World Championships, Tokyo, Japan
Louis Smith took bronze in the pommel horse final with Dan Purvis just missing out on the medals coming 4th in the all-around.

2011 World Cup events
Louis Smith won the pommel horse gold at the Paris World Cup, while Daniel Purvis took the men’s all-around title at the Glasgow “A” category World Cup event.
Purvis continued his sensational form by taking the bronze medal in the all-around in Stuttgart, Germany then won another bronze at the final event of the season, Tokyo World Cup, which secured him the final victory in the 2011 World Cup series!

Trampolining
23-24/7/11 British Championships
Katherine Driscoll and Luke Strong took the 2011 British senior trampoline titles.

17-20/11/11 World Championships, Birmingham, GBR
Great Britain secured women’s individual trampoline place in the 2012 Olympic Games after British Champion and World number one Katherine Driscoll claimed a Finals spot in the Championships at the NIA in Birmingham.

The British women’s trampoline team (Emma Smith, Laura Gallagher and Kat Driscoll) produced a sensational performance to win the silver medal, behind champions China and ahead of Canada in bronze.

British synchronized trampoline pair Kat Driscoll and Amanda Parker took the World Championship bronze medal.

2011 World Cup events
Kat Driscoll was the individual overall 2011 World Cup winner and together with Amanda Parker, also winner in the Synchro 2011 World Cup series:
- Wuxi City (CHN) - Kat and Amanda - with Synchro silver medal.
- Kawasaki (JPN)- Individual and Synchro silver medals for Kat and Kat/Amanda
- Salzgitter (GER) - Individual gold for Kat and silver in the Synchro finals for her and Amanda.
- Jablonec Nad Nisou (CZE) - silver in the Synchro for Kat and Amanda while Kat claimed individual bronze.

24-27/11/11 World Age Groups Competition, Birmingham (GBR)- Trampoline
• The 11-12 Synchro partnerships of Isobel Leigh-Warren and Corin Clark and James Robinson-Doyle and Robin Hartey, both took silver medals in the girls and the boys sections respectively.
• Pamela Clark - silver medal in the women’s 15-16 trampoline final.
• Jasmin Short - bronze medal in the women’s 17-18 trampoline final
• Kate Overman and Megan Pettit - bronze in the women’s 15-16 Synchro trampoline final.

DMT
23-24/07/11 British Championships
Robyn Osbourne and Peter Cracknell were crowned the senior British DMT Champions.

24-27/11/11 World Age Groups Competition, Birmingham (GBR)- DMT
• Sapphire Dallard - 13-14 age group DMT World Champion.
• Oliver Rowlands- bronze medallist in the 15-16 years old section.

Tumbling
24-27/11/11 World Age Groups Competition, Birmingham (GBR)- Tumbling
• Lucie Colebeck became World Age Group Champion in the 15-16 years old section.
• Isabel Deacon’s also took gold in the girls' 11-12 final.
• Lucy Elliman - silver in the girls 11-12 final
• Ashton Jenns - silver in the boys' 11-12 final.
• Jenna Barrett - bronze in the girls 13-14 final.

2011 World Cup events
Returning from injury Rachel Letsche showed excellent form at the FIG World Cup finals Odense (DEN) in taking the bronze medal.

Acrobatics
24-30/09/11 European Championships, Varna, Bulgaria
The British acrobatic team have produced a sensational performance in Varna to finish with a magnificent 13 medals, 6 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals!
Britain’s acrobatic gymnasts dominated proceedings at the acrobatic gymnastics European Age Group Championships - claiming 3 gold and 2 silver medals in Varna.

2011 World Cup Events
A jubilant Adam McAssey and Edward Upcott continued their winning way with victory in the men’s pairs in Puurs, Begium ahead of Belarus and Russia 1. Alanna Baker and Poppy Spalding took the Bronze in the women’s pairs.
Great Britain achieved sensational results at the acrobatic World Cup event in Forli, Italy returning with gold, silver and bronze medals. Adam McAssey and Edward Upcott claimed the title, while the women’s pair Allana Baker and Poppy Spalding followed their European gold with World Cup silver and the men’s group, Richard Hurst, Dorian Walker, Matthew Evison & Jesse Heskett follow their European triumph with another podium place, this time World Cup bronze.

Aerobics
24-25/9/11 British Championships
Bulmershe gymnasts Chloe Farrance and Jaime Carter were crowned the 2011 British senior champions.

9-13/11/11 European Championships, Bucharest, Romania
British aerobic gymnast made it into two finals in Bucharest; the junior trio and junior group finishing in 6th and 8th places respectively.

GMPD
Special Olympics, Athens, Greece
The female gymnasts won 6 Gold and 10 Silver medals. The second main day of competition brought Special Olympics Great Britain 41 medals in one day for a total of 45, with an astounding 20 gold, 10 silver and 15 bronze medals.

Gymnastics for all
Gym Fusion
Regional GymFusion events have been run throughout the year as well the national GymFusion launch event in Nottingham in April.

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