Medal Success at Trampoline & DMT National Open 2021

Posted on 04/10/2021 in Club News

Medal Success at Trampoline & DMT National Open 2021

Four Scots were among the medal winners at the British Trampoline and Tumbling National Age Group Open Competition at Telford International.

Morgan James from Banchory Trampoline and DMT Club won gold in the double mini-trampoline FIG performance level women 17-21 final, with a total score of 65.300.

There was a silver medal in the men’s DMT FIG performance level 15-16 for Ethan Cunningham (Jump Gymnastics Club) after he scored a total of 66.800. Ava Fettes (Banchory Trampoline & DMT Club) completed the set for the discipline by winning bronze in the 15-16yrs women’s FIG performance level.

Sarah Gallacher from Sparta Trampoline Club earned a silver medal in the trampoline women 15-16 FIG performance level final, improving on her ranking from third in the qualification rounds with her best score of the day, 47.730.

Speaking after her podium success, Sarah said: “I enjoyed the competition. It was great to be back performing and the bonus of a medal was even better! I’m looking forward to the pathway at the weekend.”

Sarah’s mother Ruth added: “I just want to say a big thank you to the Scottish Gymnastics performance team and the pathway programme. It shows that the pathway is doing the job. Sarah was so mentally prepared for the weekend and presented herself so well.”

There were notable performances across trampoline, double mini-trampoline and tumbling with many gymnasts qualifying for finals.

Performance manager for non-Olympic disciplines, Wendy Purdie, said: “It was good to see so many Scottish competitors at the weekend and well done to them all given, the past 18 months with interrupted training and lockdowns. To come back and be able to compete at this level is a major achievement for them.”

Selections for the teams for the World Championships and the World Age Group Competition will be announced by British Gymnastics next week. 

Congratulations to the medallists and all the gymnasts and their personal coaches. The results from the national age group open competition on 2 and 3 October 2021 are:

TRA – Women FIG Performance Level 
15-16 – Sarah Gallacher (Sparta Trampoline Club) Total: 47.730 – SILVER medal
15-16 – Lauren Forbes (Donside Trampoline Club 11th
15-16 – Hannah Brown (Dynamite Gymnastics Club) 14th 
15-16 – Kiyla Young (Sparta Trampoline Club) 15th 

TRA – Men FIG Performance Level
13-14yrs – Summers Riley (Dynamite Gymnastics Club) 7th in final   
13-14yrs – Ben Masterton (Two Foot Higher) 13th
15-16yrs – Arron Loftus (Two Foot Higher) finished 9th 
15-16yrs – Keir Davidson (Tiggers Trampoline Club) 10th
15-16yrs – Jake Black (Two Foot Higher) 11th

DMT – Women FIG Performance Level
11-12yrs – Paige Russell (Jump Gymnastics Club) 7th in final
13-14yrs – Lucy Larg (Tay Trampoline Club) 18th
15-16yrs – Ava Fettes (Banchory Trampoline & DMT Club) Total: 63.500 – BRONZE medal
15-16yrs – Ellie Hutchison (Dynamite Gymnastics Club) 12th
15-16yrs – Hannah Brown (Dynamite Gymnastics Club) 13th
17-21yrs – Morgan James (Banchory Trampoline & DMT Club) Total: 65.300 – GOLD medal

DMT – Men FIG Performance Level 
13-14yrs – Ben Masterton (Two Foot Higher) 5th in final
15-16 – Ethan Cunningham (Jump Gymnastics Club) Total: 66.800 – SILVER medal 
15-16yrs – Jake Black (Two Foot Higher) 5th in final

TUM – Women FIG Performance Level
9-10yrs – Eve Donnelly (Dynamite Gymnastics Club) 18th
9-10yrs – Faith Steele (Sapphire Gymnastics Club) 25th
9-10yrs – Niamh Burke (Sapphire Gymnastics Club) 26th 
11-12yrs – Kwaama Sensie (Sapphire Gymnastics Club) 11th
11-12yrs – Katie Biddles (Sapphire Gymnastics Club) 15th
13-14yrs – Heather Hughes (Sapphire Gymnastics Club) 8th in final
13-14yrs – Lois Anderson (Sapphire Gymnastics Club) 14th
13-14yrs – Emily Brown (Dynamite Gymnastics Club) 18th
15-16yrs – Neve Kehoe (Dynamite Gymnastics Club) 12th
Senior – Demi Adams (Sapphire Gymnastics Club) 5th in final

TUM – Men FIG Performance Level
9-10yrs – Adeola Bashoum (Sapphire Gymnastics Club) 9th
15-16yrs – Gary Monteith (Sapphire Gymnastics Club) 19th

Photo of Morgan James courtesy of Banchory Trampoline and DMT Club

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