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Will scoops national gymnastics award
30th January 2019

A talented Preparatory School gymnast has scooped a coveted national award.

Will Glanville, a Year 5 pupil at Rydal Penrhos, is now the proud owner of the 2018 Welsh Gymnast Recognition of the Year Award, which is issued by the Welsh Gymnastics Association.

The nine-year-old attend a glitzy North Area Awards Ceremony last weekend, and Will was chosen by a panel to receive the distinction out of the 5,000 members associates with various gym clubs throughout the region.

Will received his initial nomination after his sterling efforts with Grays Gymnastics Club in Llandudno, where he has enjoyed a phenomenal amount of success in a relatively short time as a member of the group.

This has included a series of competition gold medals at regional level, and this exceptional contribution has also seen him contribute significantly to team triumphs with the club.

The Prep pupil has developed across all areas of Rydal Penrhos life in recent years, thriving both academically and during the wealth of co-curricular opportunities offered.

Prep School Head Alison Hind, said: “This is an extraordinary achievement and one that Will can be enormously proud of.

“For him to take home an award of this calibre is a testament to how hard he has worked during school sessions and the time he puts in at the Grays Gymnastics Club, and everyone at Rydal Penrhos is incredibly proud of Will and his ongoing development across a multitude of different areas.

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