SOME of the area’s top, young gymnasts took part in the Double Mini Trampoline League event in Birmingham recently.

The youngsters are coached by James Langley and belong to Bracknell Gymnastics Club or Edgbarrow Trampoline Club.

The gymnasts put in some excellent performances and returned with a number of medals and trophies.

Samantha Benn qualified for the English Championships in Sheffield this October when Langley will coach the Southern Region squad.

Branner Thompson also booked his place in Sheffield by winning a silver medal in the 16-18 years League One boys category, while Andrew Dearman came home with a bronze in the 13-14 years League Three boys event.