Gymnasts show their expertise

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SCOTTISH Gymnastics hosted the Gordon Forster team challenge for Womens Artistic Gymnastics last Sunday at the Bells Sport Centre, Perth.

Carnoustie High School pupil Jennifer Brankin competed with fellow club gymnasts of DGC2K in this prestigious event which attracted 15 teams from various Scottish gym clubs.

The competition consisted of four disciplines, vault, floor, beam, and assymetric bars with the four highest team members’ scores per discipline going to the final points total.

A gold medal performance by 2K gained them first place, winning them the challenge cup.

Coach Petersen, had cause for double celebration, as DGC2K junior team won the level six competition on the Saturday afternoon.

This was the junior gymnasts’ first outing as a team and winning the level six cup was thanks to all their hard training and dedication to their sport, and to the DGC2K coaches who had brought them up to this standard.

The 2K team was Maia Ramzan, Caitlin McAuley, Abbie McDonald, Ruby Hutton, Alisha Moran and Rebecca McComish.

Individual medals - all-around silver and fourth on bars - were also won by Abbie, Maia won all-around fourth and fourth on vault, Caitlin took bronze on the bars, and Ruby won gold for her floor routine.