Faye Seagrove (Worcestershire Special Olympic), Oliver Kettleborough (Notts Gymnastics Academy) and Orianne Slater (Garioch Gymnastics Club) took the senior individual all-around titles at the 2019 Disability Artistic British Championships.
After a busy day of competition at New College, Leicester on Sunday 6th October, gymnasts competed in multiple categories for both senior and junior titles.
Faye Seagrove from Worcestershire Special Olympic had a fantastic day of competition, clinching all-around gold in the Open Class 1 senior women’s competition, whilst also taking individual titles on the vault, uneven bars, beam and floor.
In the Open Class 1 senior men's competition, Oliver Kettleborough defended his British title after another dominating display this year. The gymnast from Notts took gold with a score of 67.365, finishing ahead of James Lang (61.366) and Matthew Kirkland (61.164) from Jersey Special Gymnastics Club, who took silver and bronze respectively.
Oliver also claimed five of the six individual titles on offer, winning gold on the floor, pommel horse, rings, vault and parallel bars, whilst Matthew took gold on the horizontal bar.
In the Open Class 2 senior women’s competition, Orianne Slater also defended her British title, winning all-around gold with a score of 48.400. Darcie Loman from South Essex Gymnastics Club won silver with a score of 45.550 and Notts gymnast, Georgia Carney scored 37.525 to take home bronze.
Orianne produced a superb routine on beam, scoring 13.100 to take home the individual title on this piece of apparatus whilst Darcie secured wins on floor, vault and the uneven bars to win three golds.
Congratulations to all gymnasts and coaches who were part of yesterday’s fantastic competition. There were more titles won throughout the day - see the full results on the Disability Artistic British Championships 2019 page.