Britain’s senior men’s pair of Sam Large and Sammi Nassman from Heathrow have won gold at the Acrobatic World Cup in Portugal last weekend.
Having successfully made it through qualifying, the pair produced a flawless routine in the final, to score 29.700, more than 1.500 marks ahead of the rest of the field.
The routine, packed full of difficulty, was competed with high execution to make sure they stood at the top of the podium.
In May The Acrobatic World Championships will take place in Geneva, Switzerland and we are delighted to announce the London gymnasts in the junior and senior British teams set to compete.
The 11-16 competitions will run from 20th-21st May, the 12-18 and 13-19 competitions from 24th-26th May, before the senior gymnasts get their turn from 29th-31st May.
Competing in the senior competitions for Britain will be the men’s pairs of Sam Large and Sammi Nassman from Heathrow and Jamie Jeffery and Aidan Lim from Richmond.
Britain has also named a strong team for the age group competitions. See the London gymnasts that have been selected below;
13-19 age group
Women’s pair – Amani Egbor & Zoey Nok (Heathrow)
Women’s group – Ruby Riekstins, Annabel Meadows & Lola Ernstzen (Richmond)
12-18 age group
Men’s pair – Lucca Holdstock & Samuel Ditchburn (Heathrow)
Mixed pair – Harry Slater & Bel Dillon (Richmond)
11-16 age group
Mixed pair – Toby Cooper-Driver & Anisa Arumagum (Richmond)
Men’s group – Louis Alexander, Rex Booth, Jackson Birch & Alex Lofnes (Richmond)