Silver For Patrick At Veterans Championships

Three members of 1066 Gymnastics’ adult class are celebrating some fantastic competition results. Claire McGreggor, Patrick O’Farrell and Beth Owen travelled to British Gymnastics headquarters at Lilleshall National Sports Centre in Shropshire to take part in the annual veterans championships. The competition saw over 250 entrants from 30 clubs come together and compete at the training centre where Great Britain’s top gymnasts have been training in preparation for the Rio Olympic Games, including Max Whitlock and Louis Smith MBE. 

Day two saw the men’s artistic event take place. O’Farrell secured strong scores in the novice over 40s competition. He scored 11.650 on floor (4th), 11.500 on pommel horse (3rd), 11.950 on rings (2nd), 12.350 on vault (1st), 12.150 on parallel bars (1st) and 11.100 on high bar (3rd). He took second place.