Five top Harlow Gymnasts take on elite competitors
Sport / Sat 22nd Apr 2023 at 06:21am
FIVE elite gymnasts from Harlow Gymnastics club challenged against topflight gymnasts from all Essex premier clubs at the NDP grade 5 competition in Colchester.
Shining for Harlow, Freya Smith earned a distinction along with the overall first place trophy in the age 10-11 event. Freya placed first on both beam and range & conditioning, in addition to 3rd on vault and 5th on floor. Also securing a distinction in the same event, Janelle Campbell won the 5th place overall rosette after placing 2nd on both beam and R&C, and 3rd on floor. Teammate Marci Short achieved a commended 10th position finish after placing 6th on floor.
Millie Smith and Lottie New gained commended 8th and 9th place finishes respectively in the age 9 event, after Millie placed 6th on R&C, and Lottie placed 2nd on vault.
Coach Kerrie Hodges said, “All the girls were amazing in a tough field”.