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Congratulations Jess!  
Jess took Silver in the recent British Tumbling Competition!


Gemau Cymru

Kestrel gymnasts had an excellent day at Gemau Cymru held at the Sport Wales National  Centre in Cardiff.  The girls competing in the Acrobatics section performed beautifully and held all balances.  Pairs, Rosie Wilson and Ella Burley took the Silver Medal followed by Trio, Heather Dent, Eden Fryer and Georgie Davies in Bronze position.  Also taking part were Trio Elisha Burke, Isabel Powell and Mollie Sage who gave a good performance.  9 year old Joseph Dunster took part in the Men’s Elite Artistic section


Back row - left to right - Georgie Davies, Heather Dent, Rosie Wilson
Front row - left to right -
Eden Fryer, Ella Burley



Welsh Men’s Artistic Preparation Squad/ WG Development Squad

Congratulations!  Aedan McDaid has gained a placed in the Welsh Men’s Artistic Preparation Squad, and Joseph Dunster in the WG Development Squad


British Tumbling Semi-Finals


Six Kestrel gymnasts qualified through to the British Tumbling Semi-Finals held in Peterborough, and 12 yr old Jessica Ham won Gold in the 11-12 yrs NDP Level 1 Section, and 15 yr old Sam Dallimore took Bronze in the 13 yrs + NDP Level 2 Section.  Both gymnasts performed well in their 3 tumbles incorporating Flics and Somersaults, and Jessica has now qualified for the British Finals with Sam as Reserve in his section.  Excellent results for their first attempt at that level.


Left to right - Sam Dallimore,  Jessica Ham



Welsh Preliminary Tumble and Vault Championships, Trampoline & Acrobatic Results


Kestrel Gymnasts competing in three different disciplines on the same day had Coaches driving in all different directions!

The Acrobatic Squad all medalled in Swansea, with Trio Elisha Burke, Isabel Powell, Mollie Sage, and second Trio Heather Dent, Georgie Davies Eden Fryer, and also pairs Rosie Wilson and Ella Burley all winning Bronze in their age groups. Yazmin Phelps and Isabelle Jones took Silver in their performance as a pair.

At the Welsh Preliminary Tumble and Vault Championships held at Sport Wales National Centre in Cardiff, Mackenzie Thornton took Bronze Overall, James 4th Overall, together with Oliver Sapsford the boys took U10 Phase 2 Team Silver in the U10 Phase 2 Section. In U12 Section Cora Chisholm won Bronze on Vault and placed 6th Overall. Henry Jones-Dekerf, Lilli Edwards and Honey Manley, though not placed, worked well and were presented with Certificates.

In Penarth, Trampoline Gymnasts Lauren Heal, Gemma Heal and Tia Prelevic, all qualified to compete in the Welsh NDP Finals at Sport Wales in May.


Back row - left to right - Georgie Davies, Heather Dent, Rosie Wilson, Elisha Burke, Isabel Powell, Clare John, Cora Chisholm, Jessica Ham
Middle row - left to right - Isabellle Jones, Jana Prelevic, Eden Fryer
Front row  - left to right - Yazmin Phelps, Henri Jones-Dekerf, James Davies, Mackenzie Thornton, Mollie Sage



Prelims - February 22, 2015


Left to right - Aedan McDaid, Alex Hill-Wilson, Joel Kohler-Hoon, Joseph Dunster

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