Gold, silver and bronzefor Jarman

City gymnast Jake Jarman helped Great Britain strike gold in a four-way international tournament in Belfast at the weekend.

Thursday, 1st December 2016, 8:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 12:40 pm
Jake Jarman.

Jarman (15), a Deepings School pupil and member of the Huntingdon Gymnastics Club, was in the GB Under 16 team that beat opposition from Germany, Switzerland and France to take team gold by a convincing margin of six marks from Switzerland.

There were also individual medals for Jarman.

He took the bronze medal in the all-round competition with a score of 79.1 and added a silver medal placement in the vault.

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Jarman, in his second international competition for Team GB, demonstrated some new and difficult skills since his last competition.

“Jake’s composure to maintain steady and focused training at this level has been a credit to him,” said his personal coach Ben Howells.