Posted on 24/07/2015 in Disability
Five gymnasts from Scotland have been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. All five gymnasts compete for City of Glasgow Gymnastics Club; Ramsey Meiklem, David Rae (men’s artistic), Georgia Carslaw (women’s artistic), Alison Mackenzie and Amy Clark (rhythmic).
The Special Olympics World Games will take place in Los Angeles, Florida, from July 25th to August 2nd 2015 with over 6,500 athletes from 165 countries set to take part.
Scottish Gymnastics caught up with the gymnasts and Disability Gymnastics Head Coach Angela Turner ahead of the competition.
Amy Clark wins silver all-around, silver for clubs and bronze for hoop
Alison MacKenzie wins silver all-around, gold for clubs, ball & hoop, and bronze for ribbon
Georgia Carslaw wins gold all-around, floor, bars & beam, and bronze vault
David Rae wins silver all-around, gold vault, pbars & floor, silver rings & high bar, and bronze pommel
Ramsey Meiklem wins bronze all-round, silver pommel & vault, and bronze floor & high bar
You can follow the action and find out more about the event here: http://www.la2015.org/