Laura Jones (gymnast)

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Laura Jones
Full name Laura Victoria Jones
Country represented  United Kingdom
Born (1992-06-12) 12 June 1992 (age 26)
Nottingham
Hometown Tollerton
Height 161 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Club Notts

Laura Victoria Jones (born 12 June 1992 in Nottingham, England) is a British gymnast selected for the Great Britain team at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games but had to drop out due to injury, to be replaced by Imogen Cairns.[1][2]

Jones achievements include:

  • 2006: placed 3rd in the all-around at the Junior British championships[3]
  • 2006: placed 4th on beam at the Junior European Championships[3][dead link]
  • First British gymnast to compete a punch front half[3][dead link]
  • Only British gymnast to currently compete a triple twist dismount[3][dead link]

References

  1. ^ "Laura Jones withdrawn from Olympic gymnastics team". 18 July 2008. Archived from the original on July 19, 2008. 
  2. ^ Amanda Turner (17 July 2008). "Cairns On British Olympic Team". International Gymnast Magazine Online. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d "The British Gymnastics Net". Archived from the original on November 13, 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 

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