TALENTED young gymnasts from across Helensburgh, Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven celebrated a season of success at their annual awards night recently.

Members of the West Dunbartonshire Gymnastics Club enjoyed a night of fun, games and dancing as well as the presentation of their prizes for 2018-19 at the Masonic Hall in Dumbarton.

The night's top award winners were Sarah Scott, who was presented with the 'coach of the year' prize by club co-ordinator Jenny Davidson, and Olivia Brotherton, who was chosen as winner of the 'gymnast of the year' award.

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Among the winners of the club's 'most improved' prizes for the season were Aiden O'Connor, who received an award recognising his progress in the men's artistic discipline over the past 12 months, and Ava McLaren, a member of the Scottish national squad for her age group.

Other young gymnasts who received prizes during the course of the evening included Emily Mansfield, Caitlin McCarthy, Katie Cameron, Olivia Kershaw Yates, Lucy Kimminis, Jessica McCarthy, Isla Robertson, Lily Gray, Rachael Carr, Emily McArthur, Cara Cameron, Islay May Hanvey, Gwen Fang, Katie O’Brien, Ayla Stewart and Isla Gray.

The evening also included the presentation of 'gymnast's gymnast' prizes to Honor Graham, Zoe McLean, Emily Welsh, Scott Mills, Emma Wilson, Lily Sowerby, Lucy Day, Grace Gourlay, Aiden O’Connor, Millie Simmonis, Anna Gorman, Lucy Halliday, Izzy Coutts, Rebeka Black, Katie Hogg, Holly McDaid and Emily McLachlan.

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Formed in 2011, West Dunbartonshire Gymnastics Club is fully affiliated to both Scottish Gymnastics and British Gymnastics, and provides gymnastic training in all apparatus and in tumble disciplines to children aged seven and upwards.