Northern European Championships 2015 Round-Up
Gymnastics Ireland hosted the 2015 Men's and Women's Artistic Northern European Championships in Limerick on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th September. The field of gymnasts was awash with internationally experienced seniors as many of the competing nations used this competition as a test event for selection for the 2015 World Gymnastics Championships in Glasgow next month.
Team Scotland women held themselves well against top opposition on day 1, securing a 5th placed finish in the team event with a score of 147.100. Louise McColgan (Largs GC) placed 10th (50.050) in the all-around competition, our highest scoring Scot, with team-mate Erin McLachlan (Diamonds GC) in 12th (48.800).
Louise McColgan and Shannon Archer (City of Glasgow GC) both qualified for Sunday's individual apparatus finals; Louise in 1st on floor & 8th on bars, and Shannon in 5th on vault. Scotland's medal of the event came on floor, with Louise scoring 13.250 to take silver behind Latalia Bevan from Wales. In her second event she finished in 6th placed on bars, and on vault Shannon finished 7th.
Women's Artistic Team
For full results see http://www.gymnasticsireland.com/