GYMNASTS have walked away from a competition with six regional champion titles.

Members of Dyson Gymnastics Club in Hove competed against ten other clubs at the annual South East Regional Tumble Championships in Kent.

The competition saw more than 235 gymnasts vying for the title of regional champion.

Seventeen gymnasts from the Hove club took part in the competition.

Eight members returned with a medal, with six gymnasts winning a gold in their category and gaining the title of regional champion.

Gold medallists were Cai Salmons, Indiana Sneath, Libby Perry, Sunny Kohler, Bethan Salmons and Theo Reason.

Flair Englishby was awarded a silver medal and Betty Geary came home with a bronze. Both gymnasts faced tough competition from some of the best tumble gymnastic clubs in the South East.

Dyson Gymnastics Club has a team of 17 coaches who tutor children aged between three and 18. More than 650 children are registered with the club, which is based in Glebe Villas Hall in Glebe Villas, and offers floor, vault, beam and trampette skills training.

The club provides recreational classes as well as competitive squad sessions, and covers a range of disciplines including tumbling, general, artistic and acrobatic gymnastics.

Head tumble coach Kerry Anderson said: “We are extremely proud of our gymnasts’ achievements.

“Having six regional champions in the club is testament to all the hard work and the commitment shown by our gymnasts and coaches.”

Dyson Gymnastics Club has successfully competed in a variety of regional and national gymnastics tournaments including tumble, floor and vault and acrobatics competitions.