Congratulations to City of Birmingham & GB senior International Dominick Cunningham who competed in the FIG World Challenge Cup, Anadia, Portugal, May 21-24. Dominick managed to make it through qualification rounds through to the top eight in the apparatus finals of floor and vault.
Dominick showed real world class performance when he bettered his 8th place qualification on vault to take the silver medal in the finals where he competed a stylish and near perfect landing of a Yurchenko with triple twist for his first vault and a Tsukahara with two and a half twist in his second vault; this achieved a final overall score of 14.625pts.
On floor Dominick’s 1st round seventh placed qualification was improved upon in the finals when he achieved overall fourth place with a score of 14.7pts. Strong tumble passes including backward 1½ twist punch double twisting straight front, tucked full In full out, backward 2½ twist – punch tuck full twist, arabian double-front, straight 1½ twisting 1¾ (Thomas) dive roll and backward triple twist.