Rhythmic Zonal Championships
28th March 2018
For the second year running, gymnasts from the West Midlands picked up three of the five titles available at Sunday’s Rhythmic Zonal Championships which took place at GMAC alongside the National Development Plan Grades. The City of Birmingham’s Sophie De-Bear
took the Senior Zone C (Eastern Counties, East Midlands and West Midlands) crown for the first time, while Elena’s Emily Mortimer
won the Junior section and Sophie’s club mate Prisha Rai the Under 12 section.
There were also Zonal medals for Isabella Garsten
(City of Birmingham, Bronze, Junior), Georgia Smith
(Worcester, Silver, Under 12), Ayumi Dunbar
(City of Birmingham, Silver, Under 10), Elodie McNelis
(Worcester, Bronze, Under 10) as well as places for Camone-Bleu Gordon (
City of Birmingham), sixth Junior), Mia Harding
(Worcester, fourth, Under 11), Eva Yordanov
(Worcester, fifth, Under 11), Francesca Tacud
(Elena, fifth, Under 10) and Jessica Holmes
(Worcester, fourth, Under 9)
Sophie, Emily, Prisha, Mia, Ayumi and Jessica also picked up the West Midlands titles for their respective age groups.
Special mention also to four gymnasts who acquitted themselves very well in their first competition judged on the FIG code – Katerina Galuzo, Louisa Harrington and Kya Johnston
from Coventry Empire and Chloe Smith
The West Midlands Rhythmic Technical Committee would like to thank everyone who helped make the event such a great success.