Rhys McClenaghan takes Gold

May 22, 2017

Congratulations to 17 Year Old Irish Gymnast Rhys McClenaghan who claimed gold in the Pommel Horse Final at the World Challenge Cup in Croatia 20th May 2017.

The young gymnast fought off seven competitors in the final this evening with a score of 14.267.

With his eyes firmly set on Tokyo 2020 qualification this result demonstrates the huge potential of this young gymnast.

McCleneghan is technically still a  Junior but competing at Senior Level.Commenting of the achievement CEO of Gymnastics Ireland said: “This is a huge achievement for a young and very talented gymnast and reward for the hard work of Rhys, his coach Luke Carson and our Performance & Technical Manager Sally Johnson.

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