GYMNASTICS: Kettering duo seal medal joy in Scotland

Kettering Olympic Gymnastics club recently sent two of its gymnasts to compete in the Scottish National Championships.

Thursday, 21st March 2019, 6:08 am
Updated Thursday, 21st March 2019, 6:16 am
Kettering Olympic Gymnastics Club members Naomi Wright (left) and Kallie Walker returned from the Scottish National Championships with a bronze and gold medal respectively

And the duo performed superbly, securing gold and bronze medals on individual pieces.

Kallie Walker, competing at her first Scottish Championships as a junior, secured a commendable 11th position overall.

She secured qualification for the vault final and, after some fantastic and consistent vaulting, she was crowned Junior Scottish Vault champion.

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Naomi Wright was in the senior level and enjoyed a great all around competition when finishing eighth overall.

In addition, she qualified for the vault, beam and floor individual finals and, after som impressive performances, she eventually sealed a bronze medal on the


The club’s head coach Rebecca Purcell said: “This was a fantastic achievement for both girls, which reflects the time, dedication and effort put in by them and the club’s coaches alike.”