Taeja James dominates junior women’s British apparatus finals - British Gymnastics

Taeja James dominates junior women’s British apparatus finals

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After taking the junior British all-around title, the City of Birmingham’s Taeja James continued her domination in the junior apparatus finals by taking a further three golds on the vault, bars and floor along with a silver on the beam.

Taeja showed great confidence in her work, which included a full twisting yurchenko on the vault and triple twist dismount on the beam and a triple twist on the floor.

The beam title went to first year junior Amelie Morgan from Slough who adds this to her all-around silver. She also collected silver on the vault and bars.

Cardiff’s Jolie Ruckly, the 2017 all-around medallist scooped three bronze medals on the bars, beam and floor with Zoe Simmons from the Academy also having a successful competition, taking bronze on the vault and silver on the floor.

In the women’s disability master’s finals Sophie Crawford came away with both the beam and floor titles showing some well executed and difficult work. Georgia Shearman also had a great day, taking the vault title, along with silver on the bars and beam. Natasha Coates from the Wire medalled on all four apparatus with a silver on the vault and bronze on the bars, beam and floor. Orianne Slater took the bars title as well as silver on the floor and bronze on vault.

Full results can be found on our dedicated event page.

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