In the Under 14 category, Woking’s James Miller finished in 4th position with a score of 66.3, team-mate Fraser Griffiths competed on only four pieces, picking up a bronze medal on the pommel horse.
Rudi Moriano, Charlie Rose and Laurence Butler took part in the under 12 competition, finishing 9th, 6th and 4th respectively. Charlie performed consistently well throughout the competition and earned himself a bronze on rings and silver on High Bar. Laurence took home bronze for his pommel and high bar routines, and performed a stylish rings routine to claim the Gold.
The under 10 competition was dominated by Joshua Porter, despite making mistakes on Floor and High-bar, he was crowned All Around champion and picked up a further 3 golds and 1 silver. Woking’s Santo Fuoco and Thomas O’Connor completed the clean sweep in the all-around competition, picking up the silver and bronze medals respectively. Santo also took home a further four apparatus medals with a silver on Bar and bronze on Floor, Pommel and P-Bar. Thomas picked up silver on Floor and Vault, and a bronze on the Rings. It was hard to separate the other three Woking gymnasts, with just over a mark between Dylan O’Rourke (6th), Max Redding (7th) and Harvey Northage (8th). Dylan was delighted to pick up gold on rings, and Max a bronze on Bar.
Not wanting to be out done by his elder brother Oliver Porter showed his class by winning the under 8 competition. Oliver was a massive 4 marks ahead of the field and picked up another 2 gold and 2 silver medals, Lucas Henry was one of the youngest competitors and performed admirably; finishing an impressive 2nd in the overall competition, also picking up 2 golds and 1 silver medal. Leo Bontempo and Tristan performed very well, but unfortunately a few mistakes meant they finished 8th and 11th all around respectively.
Overall the boys did an excellent job and the future looks bright for Woking’s next crop of talented youngsters, well done to all those who competed.