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Pegasus boys' home success

Thursday 16th July 2015

Pegasus Gymnastics Club hosted its first Men's Artistic Competition since moving to the new facility in Tovil. The strong team of Pegasus gymnasts was joined by high-performing clubs from around the country, resulting in a thrilling competition for the coveted top spots.

The Under 8s category saw five of the club’s youngest gymnasts take to the floor, all of whom produced confident performances all round. Connor Prasetyo finished in fourth place overall, taking bronze for his superb effort on rings. Jayden Bains finished fifth, taking silver on rings and gold on parallel bars and a further gold medal for an outstanding handspring vault. Charlie Clark came sixth, winning bronze on floor with a very neat and precise routine. His confident rings performance earned him a further bronze medal. Chase Baker and Joshua Minnis were two of the youngest competitors in the group, finishing ninth and tenth. Both boys displayed very good routines on both rings and parallel bars and showed great promise.

Lewis Smee, in the Under 10 category, produced some outstanding performances to take fifth all around. Lewis tumbled his way to gold on floor and swung a superb high bar routine, easily claiming the top spot on this.

Isaac Frimston represented Pegasus in the Under 12 age group and stormed his way to five golds, one silver and one bronze, taking the all-around title. He performed an incredibly stylish floor routine with difficult tumbles to take first place. His work on high bar had great difficulty but was extremely well executed, earning him his third gold. Isaac went on to take further golds for vault and pommel, silver for rings and bronze for parallel bars

In the under 14s, Euan Cox swung a superb high bar routine and displayed great skill, strength and control on the rings taking both golds. He earned a silver medals on vault and pommel and took bronze on both floor and parallel bars. An unfortunate fall on floor saw him just miss out on the all-around title, finishing in second place. Team mate Sam Mostowfi claimed the bronze all-around and gold on floor with a score of 12.800. He produced some great routines on parallel bars and rings to take second place on each apparatus and some very clean work on high bar earned him the bronze. Sam Ghinn, in his first competition since a serious knee injury, competed five pieces and finished fifth all-around with a fourth placing on parallel bars.

 

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