Carterton Gymnastics Club Adult Squad took part in the British Veterans Gymnastics Championships at Lilleshall National Sports Centre on Sunday 29th November. It was a successful weekend for the 9 gymnasts that entered. Colin Rigby secured two national titles in the adult over 50 tumbling and over 50 men's artistic gymnastics events. Kate Dela won the British title for over 30 pro women's artistic gymnastics. Marjorie Scholes became British champion for the over 60's women artistic gymnastics at the age of 76.
The rest of the team - Maddy Crossley competing in the over 18 intermediate category performed very well on bars, Angela Bywater and Angela Oliver performed best on the beam in the over 30's novice event, with Stacey Clack performing her best routine on floor in the same category. Claire Granville and Angela Money performed in the over 40's novice women's category where they performed best on the floor apparatus. The event was hosted by former British gymnast Steve Frew and current world team silver medalist Kristian Thomas. The team were able to take part in the event thanks to the sponsorship provided by ABC Oxford, their coach being Debra Courtenay-Crane.