After a fantastic few years, 2018 has turned out to be a very unlucky year for the Great British WAG team. Following a very successful start to 2017, Ellie Downie announced over the summer that she would not be competing at Worlds in Montreal because of a longstanding ankle injury which required surgery. Unfortunately, she … Continue reading Bad luck continues for Team GB
The European trials have just taken place and photos from the event seem to confirm that some of the top WAG gymnasts in the UK, such as Claudia Fragapane, Amy Tinkler and Ellie Downie did not participate in the selection process. Fragapane, who tore her Achilles back in March, is not expected to return to … Continue reading British WAG – Who can we expect to see at the European Championships?
Another weekend, another World Challenge Cup! This time, Guimarães in Portugal hosted the event. There was a good mix of gymnasts registered for this meet from all over the world, some of them veterans and others relative newcomers. Somewhat controversially, Yeo Seojeong of South Korea won the vault final despite a very dicey landing, … Continue reading Guimarães World Challenge Cup – The WAG Recap
With several of the top WAG contenders out through injury (Ellie Downie with an ankle injury, her sister Becky out with an elbow injury, Claudia Fragapane tearing her Achilles tendon less than two weeks ago and Georgia-Mae Fenton suffering an elbow injury in qualifications), this could have been a disappointing championships, but in fact we … Continue reading British Championships 2018 recap – Senior WAG