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Kayleigh qualifies in 3rd place for British Championships 2012 at NIA along with Jaydon (not pictured)

City of Birmingham GC enjoyed huge success at the finals of the National Elite Grade Championships 2012, which were held on 19th May at Fenton Manor Sports Centre.

In the 11/12 age group Francesca became British NDP Elite Grade 3 Champion & in the 13/14 age group team-mate and sister, Louisa, became British NDP Elite Grade 4 Tumbling Champion.

Francesca was joint first on 1st run, 1st on second run and went into the final run with a 0.15 lead. Louisa came first on her 1st and 2nd runs and went in to the final 1.5 marks ahead of 2nd place. Both girls Performed amazing final runs with Louisa sticking her double somersault
to finish with a score of 78.75, 1.95 marks ahead of 2nd place. Francesca’s final run was flic double twist which she nailed only taking one little step to finish with a score of 76.8, 0.3 marks ahead of 2nd place.

Qualification for British Championships
Congratulations also go to Kayleigh and Jaydon who both qualified for the British Championships which are to be held at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, on the 7th and 8th of July. Both had to score 55.00pts plus to qualify: Kayleigh made her qualification in 3rd place, competing in the southern qualifiers in Andover, with a score of 59.30Pts. Jaydon made his qualification competing in Durham at the Northern qualifiers & finishing in 3rd position with a score of 55.80pts.