Acropolis performers from Deerness Gymnastics Academy are returning home as WORLD CHAMPIONS after they all took GOLD in their age group competition this weekend while competing for Great Britain.
Participating in the 8th FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions in Paris between July 2 – 5 2014 were:
“Gymnastics, and especially the discipline of acrobatics is often over-looked as a sport but these gymnasts train for over 20 hours every week. The dedication and commitment from them and their families has been rewarded and I hope it inspires a new generation of gymnasts to take up the sport.”
The volunteer-led club took over the running of Deerness Gymnastics Academy in 2011 following the closure of Deerness Leisure Centre and is making gymnastics coaching in acrobatics and tumbling available to all ages from novice to elite level.