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Olympic Medalists

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Olympic Medalists

Basildon Sporting Village and South Essex Gymnastics Club are producing gymnasts capable of mirroring Olympic success in the future.

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Basildon Sporting Village

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Basildon Sporting Village

Basildon Sporting Village  - home of a brilliant crop of bright young talented gymnasts including the newly crowned British champion Max Whitlock.

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Basildon’s Max Whitlock

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Basildon’s Max Whitlock

BASILDON now boasts the second best gymnast in the world.  That is the view of Scott Hann – the coach of a brilliant crop of bright young things who train at the town’s Sporting Village, and mentor to the newly crowned British champion Max Whitlock.

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Triple Bronze Medalist

Posted by on April 22, 2014 in Image Slider | Comments Off

Triple Bronze Medalist

SEGC’s Brinn Bevan in action at the Junior Japan International Competition

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REISS BECKFORD IS “SPECTACULAR” BUT NEEDS CONSISTENCY

Posted by on April 22, 2014 in News | Comments Off

SOUTH ESSEX head coach Scott Hann says Reiss Beckford is a “spectacular gymnast” but has challenged him to find consistency. The 22-year-old from Enfield is one of a number of the clubs stars with a genuine chance of breaking through for Great Britain ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympics. He claimed an all-around silver at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and will be hoping to push himself into contention to represent England again at this year’s event in Glasgow. Hann says Beckford has all the potential to make it to the top...

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SOUTH ESSEX TEEN GYMNAST BRINN BEVAN SHOWS WORLD CLASS POTENTIAL

Posted by on April 15, 2014 in News | Comments Off

SOUTH ESSEX teenager Brinn Bevan showed his showed his world class potential with a silver and three Masters finals at the British Championships. Only an error on the pommel horse denied the 16-year-old from Benfleet an all-around gold in the junior competition at the national event in Liverpool. He had to settle for second behind GB team-mate Nile Wilson, from Leeds, with South Essex’s Jay Thompson claiming the bronze. Bevan (right) was also third on the floor and second on rings, parallel bars and high bar, while Thompson was second...

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ANTHONY WISE HAS “TOURNAMENT OF HIS LIFE” AT BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS

Posted by on April 10, 2014 in News | Comments Off

SOUTH ESSEX head coach Scott Hann praised Anthony Wise for having the “tournament of his life” at the British Championships – and backed him to a have great 2014. While most eyes were on South Essex’s leading gymnast Max Whitlock as he retained his British all-around title in Liverpool, Hann said he was just as pleased to see Wise claim a very impressive seventh place in front of a packed crowd at the Echo Arena. Wise (pictured right) has stepped up from the junior ranks this season and is hoping to have a breakthrough...

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SOUTH ESSEX’S LUCY McCARTHY AND ELISE ADEYEMO QUALIFY FOR NATIONAL FINAL

Posted by on April 2, 2014 in News | Comments Off

LUCY McCARTHY has qualified for the East Region Grades team which will compete at the national finals in May. The South Essex youngster placed third with a score of 61.350 in the Grade Seven regional qualifying competition. The club also enjoyed success in the Compulsory Level Five age group, with Ellie Petroiu winning with 64.600 and Paige Moroney coming third with 63.850. In the Level Four section, Elise Adeyemo had a brilliant competition and finished with 63.800 to finish in second and qualify for the East Region team at the national...

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HAPPY 60TH BIRTHDAY PRESENT FOR SOUTH ESSEX STALWART JEFF DAVIS

Posted by on April 1, 2014 in News | Comments Off

IT WAS a great weekend for everyone at South Essex Gymnastics Club at the British Championships – but it was extra special for club stalwart Jeff Davis. Jeff, who has been an integral part of the coaching set-up at the club for over two decades, was one of for SEGC members who was a judge at the event in Liverpool. He joined Dave Massam, David Rapley and Matt Jackson on the judging panel at the Echo Arena. All were treated to a great spectacle with SEGC’s Max Whitlock retaining his British title, and club-mates Anthony Wise, Reiss...

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MAX WHITLOCK RETAINS BRITISH TITLE FOR SOUTH ESSEX

Posted by on March 31, 2014 in News | Comments Off

  MAX WHITLOCK was delighted to retain his British all-around title in front of a packed crowd at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. The 21-year-old star also added two Masters golds on floor and rings to cap another memorable weekend for South Essex Gymnastics Club. Whitlock recovered from small errors on the pommel and high bar to post a score of 89.000 after six rotations in the all-around competition on Saturday to underline his credentials as the leading male gymnast in the country. It was the perfect warm-up for his pursuit of European,...

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