BOA announces athletes selected for European Games - British Gymnastics

BOA announces athletes selected for European Games

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The British Olympic Association (BOA) has today announced the 153 athletes selected to represent Team GB at this summer’s inaugural European Games in Baku.

Team GB will compete across 13 sports and 19 disciplines at Baku 2015, as 50 European nations come together for the continent’s first ever major multi-sport event from June 12th – 28th this year.

The gymnastic disciplines represented will be men’s and women’s artistic, trampoline, aerobic and acrobatic gymnastics. Congratulations to the following gymnasts that have been selected to represent Team GB.

Artistic Gymnastics
Men
Nile Wilson
Brinn Bevan
Frank Baines

Women
Tyesha Mattis - replaced by Georgina Hockenhull 02/06
Kelly Simm
Rebecca Tunney - replaced by Charlie Fellows 02/06

Nile Wilson said: “I am very proud and honoured to be representing Team GB in the first ever European Games. It's massively exciting for me, not just the fact it's a huge multi- sport event, but it's my return from a serious wrist injury and I can't wait to get back out in the competition arena.”

Trampoline Gymnastics
Women
Kat Driscoll
Laura Gallagher

Men
Luke Strong

Kat Driscoll said: “I'm really pleased to be representing Team GB again. The European Games will be a great platform into the competition season in such an important year. It's always an honour and privilege to compete for Team GB and I can't wait to get out there.”

Acrobatic Gymnastics
Women’s Group
Cicely Irwin
Jennifer Bailey
Josie Russell

Mixed Pair
Hannah Baughn
Ryan Bartlett

Alan Edge, Team Leader, said: “The GB acrobatics mixed pair and women’s group are honoured to be representing Team GB in the first ever European Games at Baku in June. These Games represent a massive opportunity to perform on a truly multi-sport stage and to show the world what acrobatic gymnastics performed at the highest level can look like.”

Aerobic Gymnastics
Chloe Farrance
Olivia Farrance
Ella Augier
Kayleigh Silva
Sophie Goves

Alan Edge, Team Leader, said: “The GB aerobics group are thrilled to be representing Team GB  at the European Games at Baku in June. To have the opportunity to compete at such a prestigious multi-sport event and to showcase the discipline will be an amazing experience for the sport, and one which we are all looking forward to immensely.”

Click here to view the full team.

Team GB fans will also be able to watch the team in action as BT Sport today announced that they will provide daily coverage of the Games.

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