GB women take European tumbling team title in Baku

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Our women’s tumbling team of Lucie Colebeck, Rachel Davies, Shanice Davidson and Megan Kealy have won the women’s European title in Baku after a sensational performance to score 105.200. The team successfully held off rivals Russia who had to settle for second with 103.500 and France bronze (101.000).

Our men’s tumbling team were just pipped to gold by Russia. The team of Greg Townley, Kristof Willerton, Elliott Browne and Kallum Mulhall scored an impressive 115.100, finishing just 0.400 behind Russia who took gold, with Denmark taking the bronze 110.600.

It was a close battle for the medals in the women’s DMT final, with our team of Phoebe Williams, Caitlin O’Brien, Kirsty Way and Ruth Shevelan finishing with a strong silver scoring 102.300 behind Russia with 102.800 ahead of Portugal in bronze with 101.100.

In the trampoline semi-finals, Kat Driscoll qualified in third through to the senior women’s final with a strong performance and score of 55.125. In the junior event, Jessica Clarke also qualified through to the final in 6th with a score of 51.515. Unfortunate errors left Josephine Spring and Brodie Hove down in 23rd and 24th respectively.

In the men’s senior semi-finals, unfortunately both Nathan Bailey (15th) and Luke Strong (24th) missed out on a place in the finals. In the junior event, Andrew Stamp impressed finishing second heading into the final with 57.905. Teammate Corey Walkes also made the final, qualifying in 4th with 56.415. Peter Buravitskiy also competed in the semi-final finishing in 22nd.

The Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini Trampoline European Championships conclude tomorrow (Sunday 15th April) with the individual finals.

Full results.

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