THREE gymnasts from Basingstoke have been selected to represent Great Britain at the 2023 European Aerobic Championships in Turkey.

Heading to Antalya will be Felix Smith, Amelia Thynne and Starr Hockham — all aged 15 and members of Basingstoke Gymnastics Club.

The competition will take place from Friday to Sunday, November 17 to 19, and will see aerobic gymnasts from across Europe take to the competition floor to battle it out to be crowned a European Champion.

Felix will be competing in the Junior Individual Men’s competition, as well as the Junior Mixed Pair competition with Amelia.

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Starr will then compete in the Junior Trio competition, alongside two gymnasts from Sparkles Gymnastics Club in Bracknell.

Commenting on the team selected, Sarah Powell, chief executive of British Gymnastics said: “We are thrilled to be sending an experienced, supportive and talented team to the 2023 Aerobic European Championships this year.

"These gymnasts embody the spirit of the British Gymnastics vision, and we hope each athlete enjoys the experience of representing their country doing a sport they love. Good luck to everyone heading to Antalya, Turkey this month – from gymnasts, to coaches, support staff and families – we are all right behind you!”