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Men’s group Final at the 2019 Acro European Age Group Championships

27th October 2019, 18:02pm | International

Acro

27th October 2019: The Acrobatic Men’s Group finished in 5th today at the 10th Acrobatic Gymnastics European Age Group 12-18 final in Holon. This is the first-ever final for Ireland at an Acrobatic Gymnastics European Championships. Gymnasts Kyal Reid, Sean Auden, Rian Bailey, Sergei Sandu scored 24.360 in their final combined routine.

Brianna Sheehan and Heather White were 1st reserve in the 12-18 women’s pairs final with teammates Ella Giglione and Aoibhinn Condell in 1st reserve for 11-16. David Bradfield and Holly Wenger were 1st reserve in the 12-18 mixed pairs final and Eilis O’Neill, Rebecca Shannon and Ella Sullivan were 2nd reserve for the 12-18 women’s group final.

This concludes the competition for the 26 acrobats who proudly represented Ireland this weekend. The second event of the week, the 29th European Championships will take place from Wednesday the 30th October until Sunday 3rd November where we will see the junior and senior women’s pairs and the junior women’s group competing.

Commenting on the competition Ciaran Gallagher, CEO Gymnastics Ireland said:

‘Congratulations to our Acro team in Israel on some super results despite some difficult circumstances with illnesses. This is the largest team ever to travel to an event for Gymnastics Ireland and everyone from the gymnasts, through to coaches, judges and support staff have worked together in what was a real team effort in every sense of the word - they all should be very proud!’

For full results and more details of this competition visit the official UEG website https://www.ueg.org/

For more exciting gymnastics news and to see more photos of this competition, check out our Twitter, Facebook & Instagram by searching for @GymnasticsIre #GymasticsIreland #Sportstartshere #Acro2019 #Holon2019 Photo credits: Isabel Silva, UEG & Holon 2019.

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