Carterton Gymnastic Club’s thriving adult squad achieved outstanding results at the British Championships last weekend, at Lilleshall National Sports Centre, Telford.
Adult competitors – British Championships results
Colin Rigby over 45s came 2nd overall
Kate Dela over 30s came 2nd overall
Marge Scholes 80 years old came 2nd on floor
Angela Money over 45s came 5th overall
Angela Bywater over 30s came 11th on beam out of 24
Georgina Money and Claire Granville first ever acrobatic competition came 7th out of 12 in the dynamic piece
Rebecca Rigby over 18s came 14th out of 30 on beam
Danielle Rigby over 18s came 18th out of 30 on bars
Head coach Debra Courtenay-Crane said “I was ecstatic when two of our adult gymnasts came in second at the British Championships, and incredibly proud that our eldest gymnast, Marge Scholes age 80, achieved 2nd place on floor”. Debra was also presented with the British Gymnastics, Pat English Lifetime Achievement Trophy, which rounded off a wonderful weekend for the club.
L-R Back - Marge Scholes, Natasha Granville, Georgina Money, Debbie Courtenay-Crane, Claire Granville, Angela Money, Colin Rigby
L-R Front - Kate Dela, Carly Beaver, Rebecca Rigby, Danielle Rigby, Angela Bywater