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YOUNG STARS: Watford gymnasts dominate international stage

 Published on: 6th February 2020   |   By: Jake Levison   |   Category: Uncategorized

Young gymnasts from Watford have impressed both collectively and individually on the global stage.

Athletes from CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club) Dolphina Gymnastics Centre in Watford won accolades in several group and individual categories at the 45th International Grand Prix of Gymnastics in Nimes, France on January 25.

The Dolphina team of Rosie Harrington, Amelia-May Lyster, Holly Lau, Mia Warren and Ciara Kelly won first place in the Coupe Jean Capo category, while their other team of Sienna Salousti, Ameira Dransfield, Caitlin Li, Paige Stafford and Alyssa Krausz won first place in the Coupe Ville de Nimes.

In the ‘Benjamin’ category of the Coupe Jean Capo, Mia Warren took top spot while Rosie Harrington, Amelia-May Lyster, Holly Lau and Ciara Kelly took second, third, fourth and fifth respectively. 

Keira Human won first place overall in the ‘Minime’ category, while Caitlin Li came second. Two Dolphina gymnasts also impressed in the ‘Cadette’ Category – Sienna Salousti came third overall and Ameira Dransfield got first Floor and eighth place overall.

Lily Baker got third Beam and sixth place overall in the ‘Challenge Maurice Nolhac’.

In the ‘Benjamin’ category of the Coupe Ville De Nimes, Paige Stafford won first place overall and Alyssa Krausz came second.  

Coaches Karen Butler and Alice Denham said: “We are extremely proud of all our gymnasts, it’s an amazing achievement and experience for them all. For many of the girls it was their first international competition, so they did a great job. We are absolutely over the moon with the results.”

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