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St Faith’s gymnastic teams triumph at the National Two-Piece qualifiers

On the 10th and 11th of November, the St Faith’s gymnastics teams competed in the National two-piece qualifiers at Stamford School. On Saturday the U9 Boys and Girls and the U10 girls competed in their set floor and voluntary vaults.

The U9 Advanced Girls consisting of Emilia T, Emily R, Marianne H, Isobel B and Penelope B came 4th overall out of 11 teams. Additionally, Penelope was awarded 6th place individually.

 

The U9 boys won their category with Harry G narrowly missing out on becoming individual champion, while Jake T finished 3rd. The team also comprised of Ollie W, Jamie F, Will H and Kit W.

 

 

The U10 Girls performed superbly against 11 other teams, coming 4th overall and Hannah W came 3rd individually. The rest of the team were Eva N, Lilia A, Isy F, Evie W and Parker T. Through their hard efforts they have gone through to the ISGA finals in March at St Catherine’s, Bramley.

 

On Sunday it was the U11 and U13 Boys turn to shine, which both teams did in exceptional fashion. The U11 Boys won their National title against 8 teams. Individually, Max B won the title, Rueben L finished 4th, whilst Toby N came 5th. High scores were also contributed by from George H, Noah H and Ben B.

 

 

The U13 Boys also won the National title in excellent form to beat Haberdasher’s Askes for Boys. James W won the individual title, whilst Viraj S came 3rd, Isaac A 5th and Finn H 6th. The scores from Sam B and William H made it a consistent team performance across the board.

 

Overall, the St Faith’s competitors won three National titles in the boys teams and claimed two individual Champions, plus the girls teams both finishing 4th bodes well for the forthcoming National IAPS finals at Kent College on the 24th November.

Well done to everyone who competed, it was a hugely satisfying weekend and the children really stepped up and shined. A very special thanks to Mrs North for her organisation, and Miss Butler for helping with the coaching and looking after the children for the whole weekend.

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