GFA competitive County Groups Shine at EVGC Spring Invitational

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What a fantastic day the Notts gymnasts from C1 and C2 Boys and Girls squads enjoyed at the EVGC Spring Invitational last Sunday! This was the first competition for many of our gymnasts but, despite of nerves, their spirits and confidence was high! 
Round 1
Round one saw the majority of our C2 girls competing. All the girls stepped up their game and were determined to do the best they could and the results were great!
Level 1
For individual pieces the team won 2 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 4 bronze medals with Amy Booth winning the Overall gold medal for the 2010 age group
Level 2
The girls won 1 gold medal and 1 bronze medal with Summer Newton winning the Overall Bronze medal for the 2009 age group.
Round 2
C1 and several C2 girls competed in this round. We also saw our newly expanded C1 & C2 Boys squad compete together for the first time under the guidance of Laurence Bow.
Like the previous round the whole team stepped up their game and were determined to continue what the girls in round 1 had started....which they did with gusto!
Level 3
The girls rose to the challenge with 2 Gold medals, 5 Silver medals and 3 Bronze medals for individual pieces. Overall positions went to Lola Sampson (4th 2009-2010), Tino Manyarara (5th 2009-2010), Ianthe Panayiotou (6th 2009-2010), Francesa Atkinson (6th 2008), Amelia Coventry (Bronze medal 2007), Alicia Ashmore (4th 2007) and Eloise Warren (5th 2007).
Level 1 Boys
Not to be outdone, the boys wanted a piece of the action! On their individual pieces the boys won 4 Gold medals, 2 Silver medals and 4 Bronze medals. Overall positions went to Logan Hutchinson-Hernandez (Gold medal 2010-2011), Hugo Pilkington (Silver medal 2009+), Nathan Chita (Bronze medal 2009+) Kaidon Horvath-Fowles (4th 2009+) and Daniel Talmain (5th 2009+)
Round 3
This round was for the more advanced gymnasts of the C groups. The whole team were feeling the pressure to continue doing as well as their team mates form earlier.
Level 4 
Solid routines from all the girls set the final round off to a great start which continued when medals were announced. for individual pieces the girls won 1 Gold Medal, 5 Silver medals and 3 Bronze medals. Overall places went to Arabella Payne (Gold medal 2007-2008), Jaylah Clarke (4th 2007-2008), Poppy Ritchie (4th 2006) and Elizabeth Macfarlane (Gold Medal 2003-2005)
Level 2 Boys
More great result from the boys squad. 3 Gold medals, 3 Silver medals and 2 bronze medals were won for individual routines in the last round of the day with overall positions going to Harry Jackson (4th 2005-2007), William Ivemey (5th 2005-2007), Charlie Tang (Gold medal 2008-2010) Harry Loveridge (Silver medal 2008-2010) and Alex Maher (4th 2008-2010).
In total 57 medals were won over the course of the day, 10 of which were Overall medals, which is a phenomonal achievement for all the gymnasts who competed!
A huge congratulations must go to everyone who took part, its' safe to say that there are lots of very proud coaches in the gym now!


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