Tumbling national qualifiers
23rd April 2016
Huge congratulations to eleven of our tumblers who competed in UL today in the qualifiers for national tumbling finals!
In the regional two, 8-10 years, Mia Rodgers showed off all her hard work to take a well deserved gold medal, followed by her team mate Aisling Carey who also did fantastic and took the silver medal!
Cillian O Donovan was outstanding in regional two 11/12 years and took gold for the second year running!
Taking a big jump from last year, both Cillian Kelly and Gavin Hartnett took gold and silver respectively in the 8-10years NDP2, both with very strong performances!!
In the NDP 11/12 years, Cliona Mc Laughlin somersaulted herself to a silver medal and Lillian Kavanagh had the highest score in her first run but was unlucky with a little error in her second. Both girls have jumped two levels since last year and were absolutely fantastic!
In the national age groups, 11/12 years, Éanna ó hÉannaigh took another gold for his collection with the highest difficulty in his age group.
Hugo Kinahan wowed the audience with his speed and style taking gold in the 15/16 followed in silver position by Cian Hayes who has only been tumbling for little over a year!
Molly nightingale finished the day and took the senior gold medal of the competition!
Elaine is extremely proud of the whole team and they return to their tumble tracks for training on Monday to continue the hard work that never stops!!
And the RGC is very grateful and proud for having such a wonderful tumbling coach, dedicated athletes and supportive parents who often drive a long distance and make time for the tumbling training. Thanks all for being such a fabulous team!