Welsh women and English men top at 2016 UK School Games - British Gymnastics

Welsh women and English men top at 2016 UK School Games

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The Welsh women’s team and the English men’s took top honours at the 2016 UK School Games in Loughborough, which took place from the 1st – 4th September.

Wales’ Maisie Metheun, Latalia Bevan, Emily Thomas, Holly Jones and Zoe Simmons took the women’s team title with a score of 208.400 ahead of Team England (Halle Hilton, Amelie Morgan, Chiara Bunce, Ellesse Oates and Amelia Knight - 200.850) and Team Scotland (Sarah McKenzie, Anna Hollins, Megan Morrison, Ellie Russell and Rosa Holm-Huxley - 189.300).

In the women’s all-around standing it was a Welsh 1-2, with Latalia Bevan taking the crown with 52.900 ahead of teammate Maisie Methuen (52.650). England’s Amelie Morgan took the final spot on the podium with 52.000.

In the apparatus finals, it was a clean sweep for Maisie taking gold on the vault, bars, beam and floor and scoring a personal best overall.

In the men’s competition, the English team of Euan Cox, Jake Jarman, Jack Chamberlain, Adam Tobin, Joe Cemlyn-Jones and Sam Mostowfi took the title with 321.750 ahead of Team Scotland (Pavel Karnejenko, David Weir, Joshua Lincoln, Kelvin Cham and Rory Smith - 312.900) and Team Wales (Cameron Sinden, Benjamin Eyre, Josh Cook, Emil Barber, Jacob Edwards and Liam Tanner - 300.050).

In the all-around event it was a Scottish victory with Pavel Karnejenko taking the gold with 81.150 ahead of England’s Joe Cemlyn-Jones (80.950) and Jake Jarman (79.950).

In the apparatus finals Scotland’s Kelvin Cham took the floor and vault titles, all-around winner Pavel took the rings and parallel bars top spots, with all-around silver medallist Joe taking the pommel gold and Wales’s Josh Cook taking the high bar crown.

British Gymnastics members can watch routine videos from the competition on the BG Score App using their membership login details.

Full results can be found on the official event website.