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
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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 Test Event London Rhythmic Finals

18 01 2012

Dora Vass of Hungary pictured during her ribbon routine

More photos online from the Olympic Test Event in London. The finals of the Rhythmic All Round competition   http://t.co/zCigRKp1

Further images can be viewed under Gymnastics Recent Events at    www.f2images-gymnastics.co.uk





Cropped Sports Images

20 12 2011

Some cropped generic sports images have been added to the Library  www.f2images.co.uk in the Sports Features Section.

A Rhythmic Gymnast prepares to perform





Trampoline World Championships 17-20.11.11

25 11 2011

Posted some photos at http://www.f2images-gymnastics.co.uk from the Trampoline World Championships held recently at the NIA in Birmingham. Direct link to the galleries

http://u0000fpbizfqgfes.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/Gymnastics-Recent-Events/P0000tvZiABtQWtA

 





Mens British Championships 2011

27 09 2011

Photos from the Mens British Gymnastics Championships are now online at  www.f2images-gymnastics.co.uk

Daniel Keatings on Pommel