Five Dover Gymnasts become County Champions


Five gymnasts from Dover Gym Club have become Kent County Champions in the annual Women’s Artistic competition held at Tunbridge Wells.

Eight girls from the Club competed against 160 gymnasts from other Kent Clubs. Five won gold medals, one achieved a silver medal and one achieved a bronze.

Imani Collier, aged 9, is the highest scoring Level 4 gymnast in Kent and team mate Gabrielle Scott-Kilvert, aged 11, is the highest scoring Level 4 out-of-age gymnast, both girls becoming champions in their respective age groups.

Eva Greenhaulgh, aged 7, is the Level 6 in-age champion, and Lucy Loane, aged 8, came third in the Level 5 in-age competition, winning a bronze medal.

Holly Burrows, aged 9, won a gold medal, becoming the Modified Level 5 champion and Olivia Bartlett, aged 16, is the Modified Level 2 county champion.

In the Modified 4 category, Bethany Dobson, aged 11, came in second place to win a silver medal and Ursula Wright, also 11, narrowly missed out on a medal finishing in fourth place and winning a rosette.

Coach Nadia Bellili said: ‘I am so pleased for our gymnasts. They have worked so hard this year and the coaches are very proud of all of them for achieving such wonderful results.

‘It is a great way to end our 40th anniversary year’, said Nadia.