Three groups of gymnasts from the Stamford Endowed Faculties have reached the nationwide finals of the Faculties Ground and Vault Championships.
They swept the medals board on the East Midlands Ground and Vault competitors, hosted by Stamford Junior Faculty final weekend.
This competitors acts as a qualifying occasion for the nationwide finals in Might the place the profitable groups from every class progress to characterize the East Midlands areas.
The Stamford Endowed Faculties entered 5 groups – Beneath 11 Women A, Beneath 11 Women B, Beneath 14 Women A, Beneath 14 Women B and Beneath 14 Combined.
The Stamford Beneath 11 Women A and B groups dominated their class, ending first and second respectively.
The A workforce now goes ahead to characterize the East Midlands on the nationwide finals for the sixteenth yr working.
The Beneath 14 Combined workforce, having medalled on the nationals final yr, pulled out all stops to win their class to safe their place on the nationwide finals additionally.
Each Beneath 14 Women groups competed extraordinarily properly in opposition to some robust competitors with 11 groups on this robust class.
The B workforce completed seventh and the A workforce simply missed out on a medal to complete in fourth spot.
Head coach of Stamford Endowed Faculties gymnastics workforce, Trudy Smith, stated: ‘Congratulations to all SES gymnasts on an ideal efficiency on Saturday.
“We’re completely delighted to have certified two groups for the nationals in Stoke-on-Trent in Might.”
Stamford Faculty Sixth Kind college students Thomas Andrews and Ethan Archer had been topped racketlon champions of their respective classes of their debut look on the East Midlands Open in Nottingham.
Racketlon is the ‘triathlon’ of racket sports activities, comprising desk tennis, badminton, squash and tennis, performed first to 21 factors in every sport.
Tom competed within the D grade occasion and Ethan within the E grade and so they each dominated the squash, solely shedding 28 factors between them in six matches.
The scholars displayed their sensible racket expertise and health ranges main them to victory of their respective classes.
Graduate sports activities trainer Matilda Parslow commented: “This can be a unbelievable begin for Tom and Ethan within the racketlon world and we hope that they proceed to compete sooner or later and face new challenges as they enter increased classes.”