CHIPPENHAM Moonraker Gymnastics came away with 13 gold medals when they entered three teams in round one of the West Country League.

Team A was made up of Danielle Armado, Frejya Irving-French, Eloisa Slade, Emily Clark, Millie Stokes and Florrie Strange. Team B consisted of Leah Bishop, Katherine Allday, Jemma Vincent, Tamar Hibbert, while Katie Francis, Sophie Townsend, Ellie Treacy and Eva Falcony-Healy were in Team C.

Moonraker members had previously tasted success in the Summer Sizzler regional competition.

Agatha Parsons, Ruby Mires, Lily Guest and Chloe Burns were in action first, giving competent performances and gaining valuable experience.

In round two, Moonraker’s Florence Mayhead finished in first place overall after claiming a gold medal on both vault and bars as well as silver on beam and floor.

Sophie Morgan was second overall having won silver on both vault and beam, Macie Cotter took bronze on both vault and beam, while Evie-May Last was fourth overall in her age group after taking gold on floor, bars and beam and silver on floor.

Francesca DiPisa was third overall after winning gold on floor and vault and bronze on bars, while Lauren Ball’s bronze on beam and silver on floor saw her finish second overall.

Sarah Clark gave a good performance to finish ninth in her age category, Teigan Higgs was fourth in her group ahead of Abigail Bussey in sixth after she won bronze on beam.

Finally, Anca Minea finished third overall in her class after winning gold on vault and floor.

The final event on Moonraker’s recent competition roster was the Springboard Championships, where 10 of the club’s gymnasts competed across three rounds.

All Chippenham competitors put in strong performances, with new moves and personal bests for some.

In round one, Eva Falcony-Healy did well across all apparatus to be crowned 12 Years springboard champion alongside gold medals on both vault and beam.

Leah Bishop led the way for Chippenham in round two, winning overall silver and adding gold on beam and bronze on vault.

Millie Stokes was sixth after claiming bronze on floor and vault, while Emily Clarke, Florrie Strange, Katherine Allday and Eloisa Slade also gave confident performances.

It was then the turn of Danielle Armado, Tamar Hibbert and Emily Macklin-Day in the final round.

Armado won gold on vault and silver on beam to take fifth place overall, Hibbert was joint-fourth overall after claiming silver on vault and Macklin-Day placed fourth on beam.