Boys from 4 years old are invited from our Gymnastics for All programme to join a Development squad where they train and develop skills on 6 different apparatus – Floor, Pommel Horse, Vault, Rings, Parallel Bars and High Bar. They build flexibility and strength and start to compete in regional and national competitions from the age of 8.
Leeds Men’s Artistic Gymnastics has a long and proud tradition of creating some of the top gymnasts in Great Britain and the world. Since the early days of the Leeds Athletic Institute (L.A.I.) when the likes of Dick Gradley, Scott Mackie and Eddie Arnold were the best gymnasts in the country and competed for Scotland and Great Britain, Leeds Gymnastics has always aspired to produce the very best. With new coaching expertise in the last 25 years, Leeds has achieved even higher with representation and medals at the Junior and Senior European Championships, Commonwealth Games, World Championships and Olympics Games. In 2016, Nile Wilson competed for Team GB at the Rio Olympics and won Bronze in the High Bar Final.
A new chapter of Leeds gymnasts are continuing the tradition with Jack Stanley helping Great Britain to a Bronze medal with floor and vault finalist spots in the 2022 Junior European Championships. Most recently, Luke Whitehouse and Harry Hepworth competed for Great Britain at the European Championships in Antalya, Turkey in 2023. The GB Team won bronze and Luke Whitehouse was crowned European Floor Champion.
But, we are just getting started – we fully expect further, future Olympians are already within our ranks. Bring on Paris, L.A. and beyond!
STAN WILD British Champion 1969, 70, 71, 73 and ’74 (L.A.I.)
EDDIE ARNOLD British Champion 1977 (L.A.I.), Olympian in 1972
DAVE MARSHALL competed at Champions All in 1979 (L.A.I.)
SCOTT MACKIE Represented Scotland at the 1988 Commonwealth Games (L.A.I.)
DOMINIC BRINDLE Represented GB at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, 1995, 1998 World Championships
MATTHEW HEWITT represented GB at the Junior European Championships
OLIVER KNEEN represented GB at the World Championships
MATT FIRTH represented GB at the World Student Games and British All Around Bronze medallist 2013
SAM FERN – 2013 British Masters Rings Bronze medal
ASHLEY WATSON represented GB at the World Student Games, European and World Championships. In 2013, represented Great Britain at the European and World Championships. 2014 Winner of British Masters on Parallel Bars and High Bar. World Cup Bronze Medalist on Parallel Bars. 2016 British Master on P. Bars. Doha World Cup silver medal on High Bar.
NILE WILSON represented GB at the Junior European Championships, World Championships, Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games in Rio. In 2014, Nile Wilson was European All Around Junior Champion, Pommel Horse, P. bars, High bar and team champion. Commonwealth Games All Around Bronze medalist, team and High Bar Gold medalist. World Championships High Bar Finalist.
2015 World Championships – Team Silver and Parallel Bars Finalist. 2016 European Championships – Team Silver, High Bar Champion.
2016 Olympic Games – Team Final 4th place and Olympic Bronze Medallist on High Bar.
JACK STANLEY – Junior European bronze medalist and Floor and Vault finalist.
HARRY HEPWORTH – represented GB at the FIG World Cup in Slovenia in July 2022 winning Floor Gold and Silver on Vault. European Championships Floor and Vault Finalist, 2023.
LUKE WHITEHOUSE – represented Team GB at the European Youth Olympic Festival in July 2019 and Great Britain at the inaugural Junior World Championships in June 2019. On the 10th June 2021, Luke became the first GB gymnast ever to compete triple back somersault on floor. European Team Bronze and Floor Champion, 2023.
Dave Marshall Leeds Gymnast competing at Champions Hall at the Royal Albert Hall, 1979 – photo by Alan Burrows
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A massive well done to Mikey who has put in an excellent performance in his first international to place 2nd AA in his age category 🥈🇬🇧🇩🇪💪We now await the team results which will be confirmed after the older boys finish competing 🤞 Congratulations Mikey and his coaches Dave and Andy for a successful international debut 🙌📈 #leedsgymnastics #MAG #TeamLGC #International #competition #GB #GreatBritain #Germany #Cottbus
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Well done to Lennox who achieved his handspring front vault to hard landing for the first time 🙌Following a tough time with injury it’s great to see him back training hard and making some upgrades ahead of his competition next month 💪📈 #leedsgymnastics #MAG #TeamLGC #handspringfront #vault #newskill #upgrades #competition #preparation
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