Francesca Jones claimed a Silver medal at the 2012 Commonwealth Games in New Dehli’s during the Rhythmic Gymnastics individual apparatus finals on Hoop. ‘Franki’ now adds this pinnacle result to her recently acquired title of British Champion for the fourth time earlier this summer.

Frankie trains daily at the GMAC with her coach Lisa Higgins with ocassional input from Nadya Aleksandrova, former national team coach. Her ultimate goal of reaching the 2012 Olympic Games has been brought a few steps closer with this excellent result.

Head Coach Phil Barrow said “We would all like to congratulate Franki on her success. We are very proud of her and her coach Lisa Higgins for their hard work in representing Birmingham at its high performance best”.

Frankie who has been doing gymnastics for ten years said “I am really happy to be representing the City of Birmingham and very grateful for what they have given me this year and for their continuing support as I aim for the Olympics”.