Gold in Glasgow

PROLIFIC Huntingdon gymnast Louis Smith, pictured, was at it again as he picked up a gold medal for Great Britain at the Glasgow Grand Prix. Commonwealth champion Smith, 18, who trains at the Huntingdon Olympic Gym Club, romped to victory in the men s pom

PROLIFIC Huntingdon gymnast Louis Smith, pictured, was at it again as he picked up a gold medal for Great Britain at the Glasgow Grand Prix.

Commonwealth champion Smith, 18, who trains at the Huntingdon Olympic Gym Club, romped to victory in the men's pommel horse event to further cement his reputation.

He turned in a superb final pommel to claim 15.375 points and victory ahead of Hungarian gymnast Hidvegi Vid and Croatia's Seligman Robert.

Smith's success comes on the back of a bronze medal at the Stuttgart Grand Prix and helps earn him points towards World Cup qualification.


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Club mate Daniel Keatings fell from the pommel in the same event to shatter his chances of victory, though he still managed a fourth-placed finish.

A delighted Smith said: "I had some problems in qualifying but I'm a high riser and raise my game in competitions so was always confident. I could have been a bit tighter but things came out well.

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