RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS - SENIOR CHAMPIONS

From 1976 onwards, the British Gymnastics Rhythmic Champions.
Photo shows 2001 British Rhythmic Gymnastics Champion Hannah McKibbin – photo credit Eileen Langsley International Gymnast

YearGymnastClubCoach
1976ELIZABETH MANNLeeds Athletic InstituteAnne Talintyre
1977SHARON TAYLORMarsden GC, CoventryLois Curtis
1978SHARON TAYLORMarsden GC, CoventryLois Curtis
1979No Competition(World Champs in GB)
1980SHARON TAYLORCoventry/Bedford CollegeL.Curtis/J. Bott
1981SHARON TAYLORNorthampton MRGCJenny Bott
1982FRANCES NEWMANSouthampton AGCViv Hailwood
1983JACQUELINE LEAVYMarsden GC, CoventryLois Curtis
1984JACQUELINE LEAVYMarsden GC, CoventryLois Curtis
1985LORRAINE PRIESTLeeds Athletic InstituteAnne Talintyre
1986LORRAINE PRIESTLeeds Athletic InstituteAnne Talintyre
1987ALITIA SANDSCoventry RGCMarion Sands
1988LISA BLACKNorthampton RGCJenny Bott
1989ALITIA SANDSCoventry RGCMarion Sands
1990ALITIA SANDSCoventry RGCMarion Sands
1991VIVA SEIFERTHillingdon GC, LondonHeather Richards
1992ALITIA SANDSCoventry RGCMarion Sands
1993DEBBIE SOUTHWICKMerseyside RGCMargaret White
1994DEBBIE SOUTHWICKMerseyside RGCMargaret White
1995JENNIFER MAGUIREIndependentLudmilla
1996ALISON DEEHANCoventry RGCMarion Sands
1997SARAH McCANNOtley RGC, LeedsJacqui Strutt
1998LAURA MACKIECraigswood,W.LothianLiz McNeill
1999REBECCA JOSESpelthorne, LondonTeodora Blagoeva
2000REBECCA JOSESpelthorne, LondonSavina Gancheva
2001HANNAH McKIBBINSpelthorne, LondonVilly Antonova
2002REBECCA JOSESpelthorne, LondonSavina Gancheva
2003HANNAH WALKERCity of Coventry RGCMarion Sands
2004HANNAH WALKERCity of Coventry RGCMarion Sands
2005HANNAH CHAPPELLCity of Coventry RGCMarion Sands
2006FRANCESCA JONESNene Valley,WellingboroughVicki Hawkins
2007FRANCESCA JONESNene Valley,WellingboroughVicki Hawkins
2008FRANCESCA FOXCity of Bath RGCSarah Moon
2009FRANCESCA JONESNene Valley,WellingboroughVicki Hawkins
2010FRANCESCA JONESNene Valley,WellingboroughVicki Hawkins
2011FRANCESCA JONESNene Valley,WellingboroughVicki Hawkins
2012FRANCESCA JONESNene Valley,WellingboroughVicki Hawkins
2013LAURA HALFORDEsprit, SwindonDeb Hows
2014LAURA HALFORDEsprit, SwindonDeb Hows
2015LAURA HALFORDEsprit, SwindonDeb Hows
2016STEPHANI SHERLOCKEsprit, SwindonDeb Hows
2017LAURA HALFORDLlanelli AcademyLinda Thomas
2018LAURA HALFORDLlanelli AcademyLinda Thomas
2019CHRISTIANNA VITANOVAElite, LondonEva Balova
2020No Competition(CoronaVirus Pandemic)
2021No Competition(CoronaVirus Pandemic)

MOST SUCCESSFUL  British Gymnastics Rhythmic Champions

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Alitia Sands & Sharon Taylor

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Gallery of British Gymnastics Rhythmic Champions

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