GYMNASTICS: Grantham duo represent East Midlands at national finals

Joe Taylor and Jamal Jallow
Joe Taylor and Jamal Jallow
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Grantham athletes Joe Taylor and Jamal Jallow represented the East Midlands at the National Club Development Finals at the Gymnastics and Martial Arts Centre in Birmingham at the weekend.

The boys qualified to be part of the team during trials in Leicester in July and October and have been working hard on seven set routines in readiness for the event.

Joe Taylor is 11 years old and goes to Tte Priory Ruskin Academy, whilst 10-year-old Jamal Jallow attends the National Junior School.

The pair train at the Lincoln Gymnastics Club and both boys achieved a personal best in the national competition with scores over 50.