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A total of 30 Welsh gymnasts were amongst the winners at the British Championship Series in Liverpool, in a weekend which saw competitors in aerobic, acrobatic and rhythmic disciplines challenging to become the best in the UK.

As rhythmic gymnast Laura Halford won her fourth British senior crown, with Gemma Frizelle winning the senior ball and silver in the all-around; other Welsh gymnasts scooped another 14 gold medals in individual and group competitions.

Meanwhile new British champion Laura was given the honorary accolade of Master Gymnast, awarded to those who have appeared in at least two world competitions.
Welsh Gymnastics' Head of Performance and Excellence Jo Coombs was awarded the honour of Master Judge.

Individual gold medallists


There were five individual rhythmic gold medallists

Grace Owen Llanelli Rhythmic Academy (under-9 all-around and free) 
Eirlys Jones Esprit Rhythmic (under-10 rope and free)
Elizabeth Popova Llanelli Rhythmic Academy (under-11 all-apparatus, ball, rope and free) 
Laura Halford Llanelli Rhythmic Academy (senior all-around; senior clubs; senior hoop; senior ribbon)
Gemma Frizelle Llanelli Rhythmic Academy (senior ball)

Group gold medallists


Seren Jones Weston Aerobic (FIG trio -11; FIG group G1) 
Molly Brown Weston Aerobic (FIG trio 12-14; FIG group G1)
Nancy Law  Weston Aerobic (FIG group G1 12-14)
Sorina Nistor Bulshmere (FIG group G2 15-17)


Lauryn Carpenter, Emily Cullen, Nia Roberts, Poppie White Llanelli Rhythmic Academy (group elite espoir free)
Keira Daniels, Carys Davies, Ayse Gular, Keagan Mills, Lowri Palmer Llanelli Rhythmic Academy (elite junior group 10 clubs)
You can find a full list of results on the British Gymnastics website [link opens in new window]. 

A big congratulations to everyone who competed, and especially to British Champion Laura.