Posted on 01/09/2017 in Acrobatic


We are delighted to announce the finalists for this year's Scottish Gymnastics Awards. 

The awards will be presented at a glittering event hosted by Deacon Blue drummer and BBC presenter Dougie Vipond at the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton on Saturday 11 November. 

Nominations across seven categories were invited from our clubs and members and after much deliberation, our judges selected their shortlist of nominees whose achievements, dedication and talent deserves recognition across our Scottish Gymnastics community.

Our 2017 Scottish Gymnastics Awards finalists are:

Club of the Year sponsored by Milano Pro Sport
Dynamite Gymnastics Club
Garioch Gymnastics Club
Saltire Team Gymnastics
West Lothian Artistic Gymnastics Club

Coach of the Year sponsored by Gymnova
Fiona Fyfe (Astro Gymnastics)
Marius Gherman (City of Glasgow GC)
Lauren Jeffrey (City of Edinburgh TC)
Angela Turner (City of Glasgow GC)

Young Coach of the Year
Stuart Langan (Dynamite GC)
Erin Thomson (Saltire Team Gymnastics)

Volunteer of the Year
Steven McKinnel (Dumfries Y)
Val Purves (West Lothian Artistic GC)
Jean Walker (Saltire Team Gymnastics)

Official of the Year
Tracey Findlay (non-club)
Katrina Harper (Zodiak GC)
Sara Politakis (Dundonald GC)

Senior Gymnast of the Year
Shannon Archer (City of Glasgow GC)
Kelvin Cham  (City of Glasgow GC)
Adam Souter (Saltire Team Gymnastics)

Junior Gymnast of the Year
Keir Davidson (Tiggers Trampoline)
Erin Henderson, Sacha Muir and Chloe Rowlands (Acrobay GC)
Pavel Karnejenko (City of Glasgow GC/Notts Gymnastics Academy)
Scott McCormack (Dynamite GC)
Ellie Russell (West Lothian Artistic GC)

Presentations will also be made in the Special Recognition Award and Lifetime Achievement Award categories on the night.

Join us to find out who will be crowned winners of the 2017 awards. The evening begins with a champagne reception, and after a three-course dinner, the awards ceremony will begin. Dress code for the evening is formal wear.

Guest tickets for this prestigious event are on sale now at £55 per person and £500 per table of 10.  To make sure you are part of our celebrations, please buy your tickets now at our online shop.

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