City Academy’s Orlando Takes The All-Round Gold In Notts Open 2019

Orlando, a Year 10 student from City Academy, competed in the Notts Gymnastic Open on the 19th and 20th October, where clubs from all over the country competed in the weekend event. Not only did Orlando take home the all-round Gold, but additionally won Gold on High Bar, Pommel Horse and Rings, but also Silver on Parallel Bars, Vault and Bronze on Floor.

Orlando started Gymnastics at the age of 6 and has been competing in regional and national competitions since the age of 8. He currently trains three nights a week at the Gymnastics and Martial Arts Centre in Perry Barr, where he is trained by his coach Luke Folwell.

The next competition saw Orlando compete in the National Finals at the GMAC in Perry Barr on 1st – 3rd November where Orlando managed to achieve a Bronze performance on Vault scoring an impressive 9.3.

This is a fantastic example of our CORE values of Opportunity and Excellence through his achievements. Congratulations Orlando, we are very proud of all your hard work and achievements #COREpride.