Jack Leahy Crowned World Tumbling Champion
Jack celebrates as he is crowned World Champion in the 15-16 age category. After a year of hard work, pushing through injuries and setbacks, he and his coach has achieved their goal.
Six Gymnasts Selected For World Championships from
Milton Keynes Gymnastics
Tom Wilson Invitational International Competition
Great results at the Tom Wilson International with some outstanding gymnastics. We have overall champions by the names of Jamie Ward, Mathew Ingram, Peter O'Brien and Ethan Clarke.
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Tumbling British Championships September 2018
17 gymnasts qualify for the British with 10 qualifying into the finals
2 x British Champions
2 x Silver Medals
2 x Bronze Medals
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Mens Artistic Boys enjoy Regional Success.
MK have two regional champions and five qualifying for National Finals!
Eric Breslin and Ethan Clarke claimed Gold in Club Level 3 and Elite Level 2 respectively, whilst Cameron Barnes, William Jefcoate-Scholes and Jamie Ward all qualified for National Finals in November 2018.
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The BEST in the WORLD train at Milton Keynes!
Megan Kealy is celebrating the ultimate accolade a sports person could dream of as she is crowed World Champion at the recent World Championships held in Sofia, Bulgaria earlier this month.
The club are also celebrating other World medallists too with Jack Leahy coming a spectacular Second and Naana Oppon bringing Team GB home the Bronze. Jack Leahy missed out on the coveted World Champion position as his fellow GB teammate narrowly beat him to Gold. Naana Oppon secured bronze place for GB behind Russia and Australia which is a tremendous achievement considering she was carrying an ankle injury. Six tumblers from Milton Keynes Gymnastics competed and all six of them qualified for the World Finals. The final placements of the MK 6 were:
Naana Oppon – 11-12 Girls. 3rd Place, Malakai Bojang – 11-12 Boys. 7th Place
Jack Leahy – 13-14 Boys. 2nd Place, Megan Kealy – 17-21 Girls. 1st Place
Will Breslin – 17-21 Boys. 7th Place, Ben Goodall – 17-21 Boys. 8th Place.
Tumbling, British Championships, September 2017
The MK tumbling team had a very successful Championships in Liverpool. Below are all our tumblers that medalled at this prestigious event - THE BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS! There are many others that placed between 4th and 11th which is also a huge achievement! Our medallists were:
Freddy Liggins - 3rd
Brooke Bedford - 3rd
Mali Bojang - 3rd
Naana Oppon - 1st
Jack Leahy - 2nd
Ben Goodall - 2nd
Mens Artistic, South Region Qualifiers, September 2017
We are proud to announce that we have 4 gymnasts who have qualified for National Finals which are being held in Birmingham in November. These are:
Club Level 2: Cameron Barnes, qualified 6th.
Elite Level 1: William Jefcoate-Scholes, qualified 3rd, Thomas Burford qualified 4th.
Elite Level 2: Emilio Lagoia, qualified 2nd.
Womens Artistic, South Region Regional Finals, September 2017
Ellyssa Nicolls did the gym proud by winning the Overall Bronze Medal. Fantastic routines from Ellyssa and the entire team. Well done girls and a huge congratulations to coach Kati.
Mens Artistic, London Open, September 2017
Cameron Barnes put MK Gym on the Map at the prestigious London Open this month! Cameron's Pommel routine won him a Silver Medal in the Club Level 2 category. Well done Cameron!
Tumbling, Scalabis Cup, Portugal, July 2017
The following MK tumblers competed for TeamGB and all won Gold!
Naana Oppon, 1st
Jack Leahy, 1st
Open Senior Male
Will Breslin, Team Gold
Trampolining, NDP National Finals, July 2017
1st Place - Jenna Torrie NDP8 13-14 girls
1st Place - Evie Colquhoun NDP6 13-14 girls
3rd Place - Callum Hiett NDP6 13-14 boys
3rd Place - Nathalie Hardy NDP3 11-12 girls
Bucks County Comp, Womens Artistic, June 2017
Tumbling, Loule Cup Portugal Selection.
The following MK tumblers have been selected to compete in Portugal for GREAT BRITAIN!
South Region Championships, May 2017, Mens Artistic
Nicholas Jones, 1st on P-bars
William Jefcoate-Scholes, 3rd Overall, 2nd on Rings, 3rd on P-Bar and 3rd on High Bar
Max Gardner, 2nd Floor, 1st on Vault
Thomas Burford, 3rd on High Bar.
Emilio Lagioia, 1st on Floor, 2nd on High Bar
Eric Breslin, 2nd on Rings, 1st on P-Bar
Cameron Barnes, 3rd on Rings
Trampolining Success! Feb 2017
Our super trampolinists have had great success at the Regional Grades with all 7 of them qualifying for the regional team selection event in March:
Callum Hiett, 13-14 NDP6 - 1st
Evie Colquhoun, 13-14 NDP6 - 1st
Amber Phillips, 9-10 NDP2 - 1st
Ellie Chapman, 11-12 NDP3 - 1st
Emma Cooper, 11-12 NDP2 - 2nd
Nathalie Hardy, 12-12 NDP3 - 2nd
Amelia Hemming, 13+ NDP4 - 7th
Their coach Paul Wolfe said 'They all looked great! Pretty much all of them scored 8 or above in their routines. Evie, Callum and Amber all moved up a grade from January's comp and still came first. I am very proud of all of them!'
MK Gymnasts Tumble Into History Books
This year’s Tumbling British Championships was set to be a spectacular event, held at the prestigious Echo Arena, Liverpool from the 1st – 3rd July 2016. Over the course of the year gymnasts from all over the country including international guests have battled it out over two qualification events to earn their spot in the top sixteen to head in to the British Championships. Milton Keynes Gymnastics had eighteen successful athletes gain their place making them one of the biggest clubs in the country attending the event.
Trampoline Results - Stoke Elite Trampoline Club, June 2016
The MK gym trampoline team visited Stoke Elite Trampoline Club for an open invitational competition on the 11th and 12th June 2016. We took 9 competitors and came away with 6 golds, 2 silvers and a bronze medal! It's clear to say that everyone had a great comp!
NDP1 under 13 - Hannah Lingard 1st
NDP2 under 11 - Ellie Chapman 1st
NDP3 under 15 - Amelia Hemming 3rd
NDP5 under 15 - Callum Hiett 1st
NDP6 under 15 - Natalie Cooper 1st
NDP1 under 9 - Lucy Lingard 1st
NDP1 under 11 - Emma Cooper
Open Elite Under 13 - Isaac Cheney 2nd
Open Elite 13 and over - Jenna Torrie 2nd
Tumbling - British Championships 2016 Qualifying Success
18 Tumblers qualified for British Championships for Milton Keynes Gymnastics.
On the 16th – 17th April and 7th – 8th May 2016 Milton Keynes Gymnastics attended their hugely anticipated Spring Series Events, the first of the two held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry and second at the fantastic EIS, Sheffield for their chance to obtain the qualifying score for their age group and finish in the top sixteen overall in the Elite categories. This by no means is an easy task with clubs from all over the country fighting out to get their chance to attend the British Championships which will be held at the amazing Echo Arena, Liverpool on the 1st – 3rd July 2016.
The trampolining team from MK Gymnastics put on a good show at the second Southern Region qualifier of 2016 held in Bletchley.
At Level 1, 9-10, Emma Cooper continued her good form from the first qualifying round and was placed second against 25 other competitors. In her first ever competition, new recruit Grace Watson missed out on a medal position by just 0.1 coming in a very respectable 4th overall.
Amelia Hemming, the team’s newest member of the squad, who has only been with us for two weeks was up for the challenge of competition. After falling in her first routine at Level 1, 11-12, she held her nerve during her second routine and was placed 22nd out of 26.
At Level 2, 9-10 two good routines by Ellie Chapman saw her placed a comfortable 2nd. Callum Hiett’s two high scoring routines assured him the top spot at Level 5, 11-12. Natalie Cooper executed her two difficult routines to a good standard and was placed 1st at Level 6, 11-12.
Emma, Grace, Ellie, Callum and Natalie qualified to go forward and compete in the Southern region team qualifier for a chance to represent the Southern region in the regional team finals.
The performers in the picture are: (top row, left to right) Amelia Hemming, Callum Hiett and Natalie Cooper. (bottom row, left to right) Grace Watson, Ellie Chapman and Emma Cooper.
Gold medals all round on the Isle of Wight
The trampolining team from MK Gymnastics came away from the first Southern Region qualifier of 2016 with four out of four gold medals.
In her first ever competition, and against a strong field, 8 year old Emma Cooper held her nerve to take the top spot at Level 1, 9-10 with two high scoring routines.
Ellie Chapman’s proficient performances saw her placed first at Level 2, 9-10. Two solid routines by Callum Hiett earned him first place at Level 5, 11-12. Natalie Cooper took gold at Level 6, 11-12 with her most difficult routines to date.
Coach Paul Wolfe said: “The squad have started 2016 strongly and to come away with four out of four golds is a spectacular achievement. We hope to continue the winning streak at the second Southern Region qualifier to be held at Bletchley Leisure Centre later this month.”
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