Novice crown for Daventry gymnast

Katie Smith, Aaliyah Forgione, Oriana Ahmadi
Katie Smith, Aaliyah Forgione, Oriana Ahmadi
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DAVENTRY Phoenix Gymnastics Club’s gymnast Katie Smith was crowned County Novice champion when she took the gold medal and all around trophy.

On Sunday, July 3, three gymnasts from the club entered the county novice competition hosted by Phoenix.

Aaliyah Forgione was entered in the age 8 group. She produced beautiful clean routines throughout the whole competition and won the all around silver medal, gold on floor, silver on vault and silver on bars.

In the 9 to 10 year olds age group, Katie Smith won the overall gold medal and became Novice Champion.

She also won the gold on floor and silver on vault.

Oriana Ahmadi also had a very successful day, displaying a high level of gymnastics and winning gold on the floor, silver on vault and silver on beam.

All the gymnasts gave an excellent performance on the day and will now be working hard towards their next level for next year.