Ireland to host 2012 training camp for China

It has been an anxious wait for Salto National Gymnastics Centre in Lisburn, Northern Ireland but today they could finally announce that the centre will host the 2012 Training Camp for the Chinese Olympic Team.  After a visit by Chinese […]

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The week in Gymnastics: September 19th – 25th

 This weekly round up aims to give a synopsis of the week in news. If you haven’t already subscribed to Full Twist by adding the URL to your Google Reader or by entering

Artistic WCh Rotterdam/NED 2010: BEHAN Kieran/IRL

Irish Gymnastics: Kieran Behan wins bronze at FIG World Cup

Yesterday was a great day for Irish Gymnastics when Kieran Behan qualified third on floor at the 2011 World Series, Salamunov Memorial Cup (Category B) in Slovenia. Today

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Upcoming events…

Over the next few weeks Nations will begin to announce who will be their representatives at the 2011 World Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo. Those countries who have named


Charlotte McKenna – first female Irish gymnast at Olympics?

I came across an interesting article today about Irelands Charlotte McKenna. At the Dehli 2010 Commonwealth Games Charlotte competed for Northern Ireland, in the last few months she


The week in gymnastics: July 18th – 24th

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Ireland names gymnasts for Worlds 2011

Irish Gymnastics today named the gymnasts who will represent Ireland at the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo. MAG Rohan Sebastian, Kieran Behan and Luke Carson. Kieran Behan from Tolworth Gymnastics


Chinese coaches arrive in Ireland

Earlier this month Full Twist announced the fantastic news that two Olympic Chinese Coaches were planning a visit to Salto National Gymnastics Centre in Northern Ireland with the


Irish Gymnastics appoints new Marketing & Events Manager

Irish Gymnastics have made a big announcement today. They have finally completed their search for a Marketing and Events Manager.Kathryn Catney will take up the new position in


Irish Special Olympians win in Artistic Gymnastics

Irish Special Olympians John Michael Gannon and Alan Quinlan have won medals in the Artistic Gymnastics event in the Special Olympics World Games in Athens today! Special Olympics


Gymnastics Coaching in Ireland

This week Rick from Gymnastics Coaching was on Irish soil, hosting workshops in Renmore Gymnastics Club in Galway. He also met with Irish Gymnastics Coaching Development Officer Sally


Funding & Irish Gymnastics on the rise

In February this year, we reported that Irish Gymnastics was to receive an increase in funding from the Irish Sports Council (ISC). Funding to sports has always been


No Daniel Keatings for European Championships

The nominative entries for the 2011 European Championships were released yesterday. The British WAG competitors  will consist of Beth Tweddle, Danusia Francis, Hannah Whelan and Jennifer Pinches. Becky

Artistic WCh Rotterdam/NED 2010: BEHAN Kieran/IRL

Irish Gymnast Behan 8th @ Cottbus Cup

Irish gymnasts Kieran Behan and Luke Carson were both in the original Cottbus Cup line up, unfortunately for Carson he had to pull out of competition earlier this


Increased funding given to Irish Gymnastics

Yesterday Full Twist posted about Why Irish Sport Matters. €7.8 million is to be invested in high performance Irish athletes and sports in 2011. The Irish Sports Council

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