ABINGDON gymnasts claimed nine medals when they sent a team of 13 to compete in the Southern Region Tumbling Championships in Milton Keynes.

There were gold medals for Lily Titley, Ellie Powell, Adam Dearman and Benedict Furger.

Rhiannon Aston, Harry Winsey and Hollie Kerby won silvers, while Ryan Geekie and Lucy Aspinall took bronze.

For many of the team, it was their first experience of competition and there were some powerful routines.