Video: Olympic gymnast Rebecca Tunney meets and greets in Grantham

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Not one to relax for too long, Olympic artistic gymnast Rebecca Tunney made the most of her return to her mother’s home in Grantham with visits to Little Gonerby Infant School and Sports Direct.

The 17-year-old gymnast, who competed in the London 2012 Olympics, said she wanted to promote the sport, particularly among children.

Sports Direct assistant manager Dan Newton with Olympic gymnast Rebecca Tunney.

Sports Direct assistant manager Dan Newton with Olympic gymnast Rebecca Tunney.

She added: “I want to inspire them to try gymnastics. It’s become more popular since the Olympics, but it’s still really quite an unknown sport.”

Assistant manager of Sports Direct Dan Newton said it ws great to meet Rebecca, a competitior who has achieved so much at a young age.

 

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