Historic weekend as Clwb Cymru bag Wales the British women’s senior team title for the first time in 40 years
It was an historic weekend for Clwb Cymru Caerdydd at Fenton Manor Sports Complex in Stoke-on-Trent.
That’s because the team of Mali Morgan, Evie Flage-Donovan, Poppy-Grace Stickler, Ruby Evans and Ellie Lewis inspired Clwb Cymru to become Women’s Artistic British Team CHAMPIONS!
Furthermore, it is the first time since 1983 that a Welsh club has won the prestigious British women’s senior team title.
Clwb Cymru won with an overall score of 149.800 take top spot on the podium by four marks ahead of Robin Hood Gymnastics (145.500) and Park Wrekin (137.750).
“These girls have worked together since they were eight and nine years old so it meant a lot to them,” said head women’s national coach Tracey Skirton-Davies.
“I was thrilled that Poppy and Ruby chose to compete so soon after returning from the World Championships.”
Congratulations girls and coaches Tracey and Liv.
Click here for the results while also re-watch of the routines by downloading the BG Score App.
In other news, congratulations to our women’s artistic gymnasts who competed at the Leverkusen Cup over the weekend.
Emily Roper was first in the individual competition, while Abi Roper was first on vault and helped secure a second placed team finish, only closely beaten by Netherlands.
We would also like to wish a speedy recovery to teammate Mia Perryment after sustaining an ankle injury.