GYMNASTICS: Spalding lads enjoy success

Top boys: Back (from left) ' Sam Archer, Oliver King, Ryan Cirino, George Nichols, Jamie Steel; front ' Zac Chapman, Ross Chapman, Luke Waterson, Kieran Steel and Jamie Waterson. Photo (MIKE DAVISON): SG010312-78MD (to order call 01775 765433)
Top boys: Back (from left) ' Sam Archer, Oliver King, Ryan Cirino, George Nichols, Jamie Steel; front ' Zac Chapman, Ross Chapman, Luke Waterson, Kieran Steel and Jamie Waterson. Photo (MIKE DAVISON): SG010312-78MD (to order call 01775 765433)

AN impressive showing from Spalding Gymnastic Academy’s lads saw them shine in every category at an invitational competition.

Teams from Luton Rushden and Milton Keynes were in town for the event, ensuring each category was keenly-contested.

In the under-8 group, Oliver King and George Nichols won three gold medals, four silvers and two bronzes between them.

It was a similar story in at U/10 level, with Jamie Waterson and Thomas Wallace managing a gold, six silvers and five bronzes.

Equally impressive were the over-14s, with Jake Chapman and Luke Waterson doing themselves proud with a pair of golds, one silver and five bronzes.

The afternoon session saw the NDP levels taking place, with Jamie Steel (pre level one) landing a gold, silver and four bronze medals.

At level one Ryan Cirino and Sam Archer who secured three gold medals, one silver and five bronzes.

Zac Chapman and Ryley Briston carried on the winning ways at level two, sealing a gold and bronze.

It was a one-man show at level three, as Callum Windsor picked up a gold and five silvers.

At level four Kieran Steel shone with four golds and two silvers, with Ross Chapman landing a trio of silvers and three bronzes.