National Series Super Championships – Wrap up
2nd July 2018, 13:51p.m. | National Series
1st June 2018; National Indoor Arena, Dublin: Gymnasts from Cork and Galway clubs dominated the elite FIG men's and women's competitions at the National Series Super Championships held on Saturday 30th June & Sunday 1st July in the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena.
Rhy McClenaghan, who won gold on the pommel in this year's Commonwealth Games, sat out the event to concentrate on the upcoming European Championships in Glasgow.
In his absence Adam Steele from Douglas GC won three golds and the other men's podiums were topped by Ewan McAteer (vault), Daniel Fox (rings) and Andy Smith (pommel), with the latter making a promising return after a long injury-layoff before he competes in the World Challenge Cup in Turkey next weekend.
Irish international Meaghan Smith won three of the senior women's event where Douglas' Ellie Bowe took gold on the floor and Emma Slevin and her Renmore teammate Kate Molloy dominated the FIG junior events. Slevin (15) recently made history when she earned Ireland's its first gymnastics spot at the Youth Olympics by finishing 16th in the All Around competition at the qualifying competition in Baku.
The National Series Super Championships is Gymnastics Ireland's flagship event. It brought together all disciples – artistic, acrobatic, rhythmic, tumbling and trampoline - and featured 650 of the country's top gymnasts in all ages and levels.
The complete list of results of the weekend can be found here…
Our resident media company Hello Deer Media yet again captured some spectacular photography of the event which can be viewed on our Facebook Page. See below a highlight video of Day 1 including FIG level gymnasts and interviews with gymnasts Rhys McClenaghan, Emma Slevin, Andrew Smith, Adam Steele & CEO Ciaran Gallagher...
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