Whissendine Primary School gymnasts shine on county stage

Young gymnasts from Whissendine Primary School turned on the style to pick up team prizes on the county stage.

Wednesday, 21st March 2018, 2:03 pm
Whissendine's Key Steps 1 team EMN-180320-140112002

The Leicester-Shire and Rutland County Gymnastics finals took place at Oakham Artistic Gymnastics Academy last Wednesday, where Whissendine claimed victory in both the Key Steps 1 and 3 finals.

Both teams had four gymnasts competing in three events – floor routine, body management routine and vault.

The teams returned to school dripping in medals for both team and individual performances.

Whissendine's Key Steps 3 team added more success at the county championships EMN-180320-140123002

The Key Steps 3 team, have been particularly successful throughout their primary school careers and the Key Steps 1 team look set to follow in their footsteps.

A school spokesperson said: “Not only are they team-mates, but also a group of close friends which has contributed to their success.

“The school gymnasts, led by Mrs Glassford, have worked so hard over this year to ensure they were in tip-top shape for the finals.”

Whissendine's Key Steps 3 team added more success at the county championships EMN-180320-140123002