MAX WHITLOCK WINS LONDON OPEN

Max Whitlcok with the Westminster Cup.
Max Whitlcok with the Westminster Cup.

MAX WHITLOCK won the Westminster Cup at the 2014 London Open on Saturday.

South Essex’s top gymnast posted an overall score of 89.700 – which included a whopping 16.500 on pommel – to win the annual event at the Europa Centre.

City of Leeds’ Nile Wilson was second with 87.500 and Southport YMCA’s Frank Baines third with 86.800.

Max’s club-mate Reiss Beckford was fifth (86.050), while South Essex’s Brinn Bevan and Anthony Wise both posted good scores on the pommel with 14.400 and 13.600, respectively.