2014 World Championship line-ups

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British Gymnastics is delighted to announce the men’s and women’s artistic gymnastics teams selected to represent Great Britain at the 2014 World Championships taking place in Nanning, China from the 3rd-12th October.

The British men’s team includes 2014 all-around British, Commonwealth and European Champion Max Whitlock, alongside his English Commonwealth gold medal teammates Nile Wilson and Kristian Thomas. 2014 Commonwealth parallel bars Champion for Scotland Daniel Purvis also takes a spot, as does his teammate 2014 Commonwealth pommel horse Champion Daniel Keatings and double junior European Champion Courtney Tulloch. The reserve is 2012 Junior European Champion Frank Baines.

The women’s team includes 2014 European silver medallists and Commonwealth Champions Becky Downie, Claudia Fragapane, Ruby Harrold and Hannah Whelan alongside member of the English Commonwealth winning team Kelly Simm, 2013 British Champion Gabby Jupp and 2013 British silver medallist Charlie Fellows. A team is made up of six gymnasts and a reserve will be named at a later date.

The Championships include team, individual all-around and apparatus competitions for both men and women and will be held in Nanning, China at the Guangxi Gymnasium.

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The British gymnasts
Max Whitlock – 21 – South Essex GC – Basildon – 2012 double Olympic bronze medallist
Dan Keatings – 24 – Huntingdon GC – Corby – 2008 Olympian and two-time European pommel horse Champion
Dan Purvis – 23 – Southport YMCA – Southport - 2012 Olympic bronze medallist
Nile Wilson – 18 – Leeds GC – Leeds – Two-time 2014 Commonwealth Champion and five –time 2014 junior European Champion
Kristian Thomas – 25 – Earls GC – Wolverhampton - 2012 Olympic bronze medallist
Courtney Tulloch – 18 – Pegasus GC – Maidstone – Double 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Champion
Reserve: Frank Baines – 19 – Southport YMCA – Liverpool – 2012 Junior European Champion

Becky Downie- 22 – Notts GC - Nottingham – 2008 Olympian and 2014 European uneven bars Champion
Hannah Whelan – 22 – City of Liverpool - Liverpool - 2008 and 2012 Olympian
Ruby Harrold – 18 – The Academy - Bristol – European team silver medallist and world bar finalist
Claudia Fragapane – 16 – Bristol Hawks - Bristol - Four times 2014 Commonwealth Champion
Gabrielle Jupp  - 17 – Sapphire GC - Borhamwood - 2013 Senior British all-around Champion
Kelly Simm- 19 – Dynamo GC - Whitely – 2014 Vault British Champion and Commonwealth team gold
Charlie Fellows – 17 – City of Liverpool - Crewe – 2013 Senior British all-around silver medallist

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