BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022 - MEDAL MOUNTAIN
Updated: May 9
The British Championships took place March 24th - March 27th.
South Essex Gymnasts managed to bring home an astonishing 25 medals: 7 GOLD, 10 SILVER, 8 BRONZE.
To start our action packed weekend we saw Andrea Ndoro & Sienna McCoy compete in the WAG Espoir.
Sienna took the SILVER medal on the floor.
(Pictured on the right)
We also saw Darcie Loman compete in the Disability Masters.
Darcie managed to place 2nd on Floor, and 3rd on vault.
(Pictured below we have Darcie and her coach Kayleigh Peak)
Next up was Maggie May Shepherd in the WAG Juniors. After battling back from injury Maggie managed to compete on all 4 apparatus and was so close to finals on Vault (9th) and floor (10th).
We also saw Alex Niscoveanu & George Atkins in action in the U16's.
It was a tough competition but George managed to take the win in the all around competition with Alex closely behind in 2nd.
George also took gold on parallel bars and silver on rings & high bar.
Alex also added to his collection taking gold on pommel & rings and bronze on parallel bars.
(Pictured on the left from the all around ceremony, George in 1st Alex in 2nd)
In the MAG U18 competition we had Danny Crouch flying the flag for SEGC.
On Saturday Danny put in a great performance awarding him the bronze medal all-around.
Danny had a weekend full of apparatus finals, making 5 out of a possible 6 finals.
He managed to medal in 4 out of the 5 finals he made: Floor 3rd, Rings 2nd, P.Bars 1st & H.Bar 2nd.
(Pictured to the right)
Jamie Langridge showed a brilliant performance on the floor sticking every tumble securing him a bronze medal
The 2022 British Championships in the Senior WAG competition, SEGC was represented by 7 gymnasts.
Unfortunately, due to injuries before the British Championships 2 of our gymnasts had to withdraw from the competition. Emma Wilkinson & Sophie Goodman we wish you a speedy recovery.
Our remaining 5 gymnasts performed with exceptional elegance and artistic flare. They were led by the experience of Great Britain National Squad member Georgia-Mae Fenton.
WAG ROUND 1
The competition was full of action. We had Paige Moroney & Violet Manser (Pictured below), they battled with a few mistakes but overall performed very well and showcased their gymnastics in a professional way.
WAG Round 2
SEGC had Georgia-Mae Fenton, Shannon Archer & Charlotte Cassidy.
Our senior woman successfully qualified for 6 Finals: Georgia (Floor, Beam & Bars,) Shannon (Floor, Beam & Vault).
Day 2 (Finals)
Day 2 was a great day of competition for SEGC full of some great performances and a huge medal haul.
Starting with the Men we saw Courtney Tulloch with a great performance on the floor placing 4th and narrowly missing out on another medal.
Moving onto the rings Courtney retained his title showing yet again he is King of the rings!
We then had Hayden Skinner perform as a vault finalist putting in a solid performance finishing in 5th position.
Up next we had Brinn Bevan perform another solid routine on the parallel bars.
Brinn's performance secured him a bronze medal.
The WAG team also put in some amazing performances in all 4 finals.
Shannon Archer was up first in the vault final finishing in 6th position. Shannon also made the floor final, finishing in 5th place.
Georgia-Mae Fenton performed in 3 out of the for finals, medalling in 2 of those finals.
On Floor she finished in 6th place, Beam Georgia-Mae took the bronze medal and on Bars she took the silver medal.
We would like to say a huge well done to all the gymnasts and coaches who represent SEGC!