Bury girls claim gymnastics titles

Two young members of Bury Spectrum Gymnastics Club won national titles when they competed in the British Club Grades Championships.

Two young members of Bury Spectrum Gymnastics Club won national titles when they competed in the British Club Grades Championships.

Laura Cole and Hannah Cornish were representing Eastern Region teams in the event held in Birmingham.

Laura competed in the Grade 1 championships and produced a superb performance to take the individual gold medal and the title of British Grade 1 Champion with her score of 49.000 from a field of over 50.

She also recorded top score on beam and second place on floor as part of her day's work. Her second gold medal of the day came as the Eastern region team took the team title over 12 other regional teams of four from all over the British Isles.


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Hannah Cornish recorded her gold medal-winning performance as part of the victorious Grade 4 Eastern Region team with a score of 45.300 once again against teams from all the English regions and teams representing Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man.

The girls' coaches from Bury Spectrum were delighted with their performances which make all the hours of training worthwhile.

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Laura's coach, Suzanne Mealham who is also the Eastern Region coach is looking forward to next week's compulsory 4 & 3 national finals , the results from which added to the club grades 1 to 4 results determine the winning region of the much sought-after Rose Bowl Challenge Trophy.

The Eastern Region is holding a slender lead after bronze medal performances by the Club Grades 2 & 3 teams.

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