Gymnasts from Isle of Wight group Legacy Elite celebrated some successes in the Hampshire County Grades.

It was the first competition of the year for 2024 and the girls did amazingly well, said coach Shannon Betts.

She said: "So much hard work and dedication paid off, with all the girls passing their grades."

In the disability development Grade 2, Isabelle came first for vault, bars, beam, floor and range and conditioning, and was overall Hampshire County Champion so is off to the finals.

Isle of Wight County Press: Daisy Chester and Elsie MacFarlaneDaisy Chester and Elsie MacFarlane (Image: Legacy Elite)

In the development Grade 3, Megan and Skye got through to the finals. 

Megan was second on bars, fourth on beam, first on floor, while Skye was fifth on vault, first on bars, first on beam, third on floor and sixth for range and conditioning. She came second overall. 

In the development Grade 1, Ellora was fourth on beam, second for range and conditioning, and sixth overall.

Indie was fifth for floor. 

Isle of Wight County Press: Isabelle Berners, Skye Couse and Megan MarshallIsabelle Berners, Skye Couse and Megan Marshall (Image: Legacy Elite)

In development Grade 2, Alesha was sixth for vault and range and conditioning.

Beaudi was fourth for vault, third for bars, sixth for beam, fourth for floor and fifth for range and conditioning, coming fourth overall and going to the finals.

In the preparation section, Daisy was third on bars and beam, and fourth for range and conditioning. She came fifth overall in her age category and is going to the finals. Daisy was also placed sixth overall out of 89 competitors.

Shannon said: "It's an incredible achievement for her first ever grading. Being only eight years old, she was against eight, nine, ten, 11 and 12 year old gymnasts." 

Elsie, also eight, had her best competition yet, but missed out on the finals by 0.6.