British Gymnastics Championships 2015

5 04 2015

Photos online from the British Gymnastics Championships 2015. Nikon D4S and Nikon 70-200 2.8 combination used for the majority of the photos. focusing quick and accurate with the D4. Some images below. The rest of the photos can be viewed at http://www.f2images.com

Daniel Purvis British Championships Individual  Apparatus and Masters Finals 29.3.15 British Championships Individual  Apparatus and Masters Finals 29.3.15

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Liverpool v Anzhi 25.10.12

29 10 2012

Covered a game in the Europa League on Thursday evening for ActionPlus Liverpool v Anzhi at Anfield.

Liverpool eventually winning a tight game 1-0.

Photos are available for editorial use and can be viewed at the following link

http://actionplusps.photoshelter.com/search?I_DSC=anzhi&I_DSC_AND=t&_ACT=search&I_SORT=DATE





Mens European Gymnastics Championships Montpelier France

23 05 2012

Will be covering the Mens European Gymnastics Championships in Montpelier France. Photos can be viewed at http://www.f2images-photolibrary.co.uk

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From the 21st-27th May Europe’s best gymnasts gather in Montpellier (FRA) for the 2012 men’s artistic European Championships. There are about 309 gymnasts expected to compete.
The competition will run in the Park&Suites Arena. The program includes qualifying events, individual apparatus and team finals in both the juniors and seniors divisions as well as an all-around junior competition.The European Championships is the last major event before the London 2012 Olympics Games.

Event schedule 
Wednesday, May 23rd – Junior qualifications
Thursday, May 24th – Senior qualifications
Friday, May 25th – Junior individual final
Saturday, May 26th – Senior team final
Sunday, May 27th – Junior and senior apparatus finals





Womens European Gymnastics Championships Brussels 2012

23 05 2012

Covered this event for BG at Brussels Expo. Photos now online for Editorial Use at     http://www.f2images-photolibrary.co.uk

Catalina Ponar of Romania performing on floor. Photo Alan Edwards

Team results
Romania – 176.288
Russia – 175.536
Italy – 171.430
Great Britain – 167.763
France – 164.295
Belgium – 163.821
Spain – 163.522
Germany – 160.497




Sports Acro Nationals Sunday 25.3.12

9 04 2012

Covered this event for British Gymnastics. Photos now online at   http://bit.ly/GQHcMC

From BG website2012 British ACRO Championships: GB ready for Worlds PDF Print E-mail
aaaaaaaaaacroThe two-day British Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships (24/25 March 2012) at the Fenton Manor Sport Complex in Stoke-on-Trent, proved to be an outstanding display of talent and a good level of preparation for those selected to represent the country at the 2012 World Championships in Lake Buena Vista, USA, in April.

In three of the disciplines the defending senior champions kept their titles, while in the other two (women’s group and mixed pair) there are new title-holders- from South Tyneside (WG) and Wakefield (MxP).
Women’s Pair:       Baker, Spalding (Heathrow)
Men’s Pair:            McAssey, Upcott (Heathrow)
Men’s Group:         Hurst, Walker, Evison, Heskett (Deerness)
Women’s Group:    Gamnlin, Harrington, Spence (South Tyneside)
Mixed Pair:            McCarthy, McGreevy (Wakefield)

Photos by Alan Edwards       http://www.f2images.co.uk





English Gymnastics Championships 2012

6 03 2012

Covered this event for British Gymnastics at the weekend. It was held at the Europa Gymnastics Centre in London. Great venue 12 apparatus pieces working at the same time.

Photos online at http://bit.ly/Ar6CsP

Kristian Thomas and Jennifer Pinches English Champions 2012

Report from British Gymnastics below:

On the 2nd-4th March, the women’s and men’s artistic English Championships took place at the new Europa centre in Kent. One of the first major competitions in the artistic calendar, the championships saw many big names fighting for the various titles up for grabs.

Women

In the senior women’s category, Jennifer Pinches from the City of Liverpool took the title ahead of : Francis in silver and Niamh Rippin from Notts in bronze. Beth Tweddle MBE only competed on the bars but produced an almost flawless performance to score 15.9 and take the apparatus title.

In the junior competition Gabby Jupp from Sapphire comfortably took gold, with impressive scores on the vault, beam and floor. Charlie Fellowsfrom Sandbach took the silver with Katy Bramley from Notts in bronze.

Tyesha Mattis of East London took the espoir title with a huge score of 52.5, ahead of the younger of the Downie sisters, Ellie Downie and Amy Tinkler from South Durham in the bronze.

Men

In the men’s senior competition, Kristian Thomas took the top spot with South Essex team mates Max Whitlock and Reiss Beckford in second and third respectively. Louis Smith took the pommel horse title with 15.400.

In the men’s Senior B category, Frank Baines was crowned the champion, with Brinn Bevan from South Essex taking the junior title and Donell Osbourne from Earls taking the boys.





Olympic Festival Event Echo Arena 22.1.12

24 01 2012

Covered this event at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Sunday. Photos online to view and purchase at    http://bit.ly/zyP7hW

Children enjoy the Olympic Festival at the Liverpool Echo Arena Sunday 22.1.12