There was more success at the final domestic National competition of the year over the weekend of November 24th and 25th.
In the Pre-Junior Open Individual Championships there were medals for Georgia Smith (Worcester) who took silver for her Clubs routine and for Prisha Rai (City of Birmingham) who took bronze in the Ribbon section. In the Espoir category Elena’s Francesca Tacud placed 4th.
The Region’s Groups were competing in the third and final round of the 2018 Group Leagues which in turn contributes to the final league standings. Results as follows:-
City of Birmingham Senior Thorns (Nicole Allen, Jess Bateman, Sophie De-Bear, Natasha Hodson & Lauren Moult – 1st in Round 3, 2nd over the three rounds combined
City of Birmingham Junior Stars (Daisie Burke, Jessica Dodd, Amalie Howard, Alarna-Jai Turton & Olivia Whatmore – 2nd in Round 3 of the Elite Junior League, 1st over the three rounds combined
Elena Juniors (Mckenzie Hickman, Lilie Johnson, Phoebe Macdonald, Emily Mortimer & Anna Marie Starrs – 5th in Round 3 of the Elite Junior League, 6th over the three rounds combined
Worcester Red (Mia Harding, Elodie McNelis, Georgia Smith & Eva Yordanov) – 2nd in Round 3 of the Elite Espoir League, 2nd over the three rounds combined
Elena Espoirs (Kiah Everett, Maisie-Rose Kellett, Sophie Marley * Francesca Tacud) – 3rd in Round 3 of the Elite Espoir Group League, 3rd over the three rounds combined
Worcester Purple (Jessica Bettles, Scarlett Bunn, Athina Davis, Lucy Jackman & Amber Whitaker – 5th in Round 3 of the Elite Espoir League, 5th over the three rounds combined
City of Birmingham Pearls (Channel Berry, Tia Chambers, Emma Iankova, Amelia Jordan & Miya Walker – 5th in Round 3 of the National Junior League, 4th over the three rounds combined
City of Birmingham Gems (Ayumi Dunbar, Hannah Jordan, Tasia Murray & Allie Neal) – 4th in Round 3 of the National Espoir League, 5th over the three rounds combined
A full set of results can be found here to event finder section on main BG website.
The event also marked the retirement from competitive gymnastics of four of the five City of Birmingham Thorns – wishing Bess, Lauren, Nicole and Tash every success on the next stage of their journeys!