European medallist Whelan and Tunney lead GB women in Sofia

30 April 2014 / 14:31

London 2012 Olympians Rebecca Tunney and Hannah Whelan lead Britain’s women’s team for next month’s European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Sofia.

Tunney and Whelan, who won double European bronze in 2012, head up a five-strong team that also includes world finalist Ruby Harrold and Rebecca Downie.

Claudia Fragapane completes the squad of five and will make her major senior championship debut while a team of five juniors will also compete on the apparatus in Sofia.

British junior champion Amy Tinkler and European Youth Olympic Festival vault gold medallist Ellie Downie, sister of Rebecca, lead the squad.

Australian Youth Olympic Festival beam champion Teal Grindle, Catherine Lyons and Rhyannon Jones complete the British junior squad heading to Bulgaria.

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