Jamie Lewis takes the top spot in the men's under 18 all-around British - British Gymnastics

Jamie Lewis takes the top spot in the men's under 18 all-around British

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Woking’s Jamie Lewis has taken the men’s under 18 all-around British title after a close battle with City of Birmingham pair Donell Osbourne and Joshua Nathan who took silver and bronze respectively.

Jamie started off confidently on both the rings and the vault and then continued his good form on the parallel bars and performed big release and catches on the high bar. He excelled most on the floor where scoring an impressive 14.050 which included some intricate flair work and gave him the apparatus title. Finishing on pommel, arguable his strongest piece, Jamie had to muscle through his dismount but he fought to the very end to be crowned the best in Britain with a total score across the six apparatus of 80.100 and take the pommel horse apparatus title. 

Jamie said in an interview after: “It feels amazing. When I first started I was a bit nervous but I got my first piece done which I was very happy with which relaxed me. I was really happy with my floor today, and I’m happy to come out on top.

It was really close (the competition). We push each other quite a lot in training and at competitions but I just thought to myself, I’ve got to keep my head up, concentrate on what I’m doing and just focus.”

Powerful Donell Osbourne impressed on the vault, powering down to take that individual title.  He also performed some impressive release and catch elements on the high bar where he took the apparatus title to secure the all-arouns silver with 79.600. Donell made it three apparatus title taking the paralell bars crown. Joshua Nathan was calm and steady throughout posting strong scores to take the bronze with 78.950.

Taking 4th place in the all-around was Joe Cemlyn-Jones from Falcons with 74.300 who also took the rings title, in 5th was Josh Cook from Barry YMCA with 71.500 and in joint 6th place was Cameron Sinden from Fromesdie and Lorenzo Carrozzo from Woking, both with a score of 69.050.

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