Gymnastics News

Slevin breaks into Top-20 at World Gymnastics Championships Final

October 21, 2021
Galway’s 18 year old Emma Slevin improved her ranking from qualification by finishing in 19th position in the Women’s All-Around Final at the 2021 Gymnastics World Championships. Slevin has made history twice this year by becoming the first Irish gymnast to qualify for AA finals at the 2021 European Championships in April and has done it again this […]

McClenaghan closes out competition at 2021 World Championships

October 20, 2021
Ireland’s Rhys McClenaghan finished competition after a long Covid-19 related delay at the World Gymnastics Championships with a score of 13.766. Speaking about today’s men’s qualifiers, Gymnastics Ireland CEO Mr. Ciaran Gallagher said: ‘It was a difficult subdivision for Rhys McClenaghan out in Japan this morning, and indeed for all the other gymnasts in his sub […]

Emma Slevin - Ireland’s first World Gymnastics Championships All Around Finalist

October 19, 2021
Ireland’s Emma Slevin makes history again by becoming the first Irish gymnast to qualify for the coveted All Around finals of the World Gymnastics Championships.  Emma placed 21st with a score of 50.165. The top 24 gymnasts in the world progress through to the AA final which will take place on Thursday 21st October at 6.30am Irish time.  Slevin […]

Ireland’s Emma Slevin and Rhys McClenaghan to compete in Gymnastics World Championships in Japan

October 18, 2021
Olympic finalist Rhys McClenaghan and European finalist Emma Slevin are competing in the 2021 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships which takes place from the 18th – 24th October.  Emma Slevin, who made history this year by becoming the first Irish gymnast to qualify for All Around Finals in a European Gymnastics Championships, is up first.  Emma […]

MCILROY FINISHES IN A TIE FOR FOURTH FOLLOWING THRILLING DAY OF ACTION IN TOKYO

August 1, 2021
It was a tense and thrilling final day in the Men’s Individual Stroke Play at Kasumigaseki Country Club today, with Rory McIlroy finishing in a tie for 4th after an absorbing seven-way playoff for the bronze medal. Having fired a final round 67, 4-under par, McIlroy joined the 7-way playoff for bronze as he and […]

PUSPURE POWERS INTO OLYMPIC SEMI-FINAL

July 25, 2021
In her third Olympic Games, the current World Champion in the Women’s Singles Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final in impressive style in today’s race in Tokyo, and will now compete in the semi-final A/B next Tuesday.  The Women’s Pair of Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley and the Lightweight Women’s Double of Margaret Cremen and Aoife […]

MCCLENAGHAN QUALIFIES FOR FINAL, HOCKEY OPENS OLYMPIC CAMPAIGN WITH A WIN

July 24, 2021
GREENE ROUNDS OUT THE ACTION IN THE POOL ON DAY ONE FOR TEAM IRELAND Gymnast Rhys McClenaghan has made history today as he became the first Irish gymnast to qualify for an Olympic final following an incredible performance on the Pommel Horse earlier today. Indeed, it was another busy evening all round for the Irish, […]

ACTION-PACKED MORNING FOR TEAM IRELAND ON DAY ONE OF TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

July 24, 2021
Morning report from Team Ireland on Day One of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games It was a jam-packed morning of action for Team Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with athletes from rowing, gymnastics, boxing and taekwondo all in action, while the men’s road race is currently still taking place in cycling. BOXING Kurt […]

TEAM IRELAND GYMNASTS ANNOUNCED

July 2, 2021
McClenaghan and Ryan Set for Olympic Debut Team Ireland has officially selected the artistic gymnastics team who will compete in the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer. Rhys McClenaghan (Co. Down) will compete in the Men’s Pommel Horse and Meg Ryan (Cork) in the Women’s All-Around which takes place in the Ariake Gymnastics Centre from […]

McClenaghan 5th In European Pommel Final

April 24, 2021
21 year-old gymnastics star Rhys McClenaghan finished in 5th place with a score of 13.566 after an unlucky fall while debuting an upgraded routine in the Pommel Horse final at the 2021 European Gymnastics Championships. It was an incredibly dramatic final with 5 out of the 8 finalists falling in what was the first major […]

Slevin & Steele deliver as Ireland’s first All-Around European Gymnastics Finalists

April 23, 2021
17 year-old gymnast Emma Slevin finished 19th in the Women’s All-Around European Final nailing a clean competition and improving on her ranking from qualifications. Aside from a stumble on vault 23 year-old Adam Steele had an excellent competition finishing in 21st position.  Slevin scored 12.300 on Floor; 13.233 on Vault; 12.400 on Uneven Bars & […]

Slevin bests qualifications ranking finishing 19th in Women’s All-Around European Final

April 23, 2021
17 year-old gymnast Emma Slevin finished 19th in the Women’s All-Around European Final nailing a clean competition and improving on her ranking from qualifications.  Emma scored 12.300 on Floor; 13.233 on Vault; 12.400 on Uneven Bars & 11.900 on the Balance Beam giving her an All-Around total of 49.833 as Irelands first senior All-Around European […]

McClenaghan & Steele join Slevin in Historic European Gymnastics Finals

April 22, 2021
Rhys McClenaghan and Adam Steele have joined Emma Slevin in qualifying for finals at the 2021 European Gymnastics Championships.  McClenaghan, 2018 European Champion and 2019 World bronze medallist on Pommel, today secured his place in the Pommel Horse top-8 Final qualifying in 1st position with a score of 14.766.  McClenaghan, who has his eyes firmly […]

History maker Emma Slevin qualifies for European Gymnastics All-Around Finals

April 21, 2021
Tokyo 2021 first reserve Meg Ryan and Youth Olympic Games finalist Emma Slevin competed this evening in the women’s qualification round of the 2021 European Gymnastics Championships. Slevin from Renmore Gymnastics Club in Galway, and Ryan from Douglas Gymnastics Club in Cork, who both haven’t competed in approximately 18 months due to Covid19, competed in Subdivision 4 - […]

Irish Gymnasts set to compete at the European Championships in Gymnastics

April 20, 2021
Team Ireland have arrived in Switzerland and are ready to compete in the final Tokyo qualifier at the 2021 European Championships in Artistic Gymnastics in Besel.    First up are teammates Meg Ryan and Emma Slevin who will compete in the Women’s qualifiers which is due to take place tomorrow, Wednesday 21st April at 5.30pm Irish time.    […]

Gymnastics: Team Announcement - European Championships

April 9, 2021
Gymnastics Ireland is pleased to announce our team for the 2021 European Championships in Artistic Gymnastics which will take place in Basel, Switzerland from 21st to 25th April... GYMNASTS Rhys McClenaghan (Men's) Adam Steele (Men's) Emma Slevin (Women's) Meg Ryan (Women's) COACHES Luke Carson (Men's) Will Banthorpe (Men's) Sally Batley (Women's) Emma Hamill (Women's) JUDGES Colm Murray […]

European Games 2023 - List of Sports Agreed

September 14, 2020
EOC, Krakow-Małopolska agree on preliminary list of sports for European Games The European Olympic Committees (EOC) this weekend welcomed a delegation from Poland to the CONI headquarters in Rome for discussions on the 3rd edition of the European Games (EG), which are scheduled to take place in Krakow-Małopolska in summer 2023. The meeting was led […]

#TalentUnleashed: “We only get one shot, 60 seconds to shine” – Rhys McClenaghan, Indeed Ambassador and Irish Olympic Gymnast

March 3, 2020
A medal at the Olympic Summer Games…a dream countless elite athletes spend decades preparing for. A dream that for young Irish gymnast, first time Olympic hopeful and Indeed ambassador Rhys McClenaghan, all hinges on one shot and a routine which lasts under 60 seconds.   Supporting and following Rhys on his extraordinary journey, Team Ireland […]

Gymnast of the Year McClenaghan shines at Awards

October 19, 2019
Gymnast of the Year McClenaghan shines at the 2019 Marsh Gymnastics Ireland National Awards Rhys McClenaghan was named the Gymnast of the Year tonight at the 2019 Gymnastics Ireland National Awards in partnership with Marsh Ireland. Only last weekend McClenaghan made history by securing Irelands first podium finish at a World Gymnastics Championships by hitting […]

WORLD BRONZE FOR RHYS MCCLENAGHAN

October 15, 2019
McClenaghan cements his global star status with World Championships Bronze.   Rhys McClenaghan claimed bronze medal in a historic day for Ireland and the sport of gymnastics as he secured the first ever World Championships medal for the country on pommel-horse today at the apparatus finals in Stuttgart with a huge score of 15.400.   […]

2019 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships, Stuttgart – Team Announcement

September 30, 2019
Gymnastics Ireland is happy to announce the selected Artistic gymnasts to compete at the upcoming 2019 World Gymnastics Championships, taking place from 4th -13th October in Stuttgart.   The 2019 World Championships is a qualification competition for Tokyo 2020 and the Irish gymnasts will have an opportunity to qualify through the Apparatus and All-Around competitions. […]

EYOF Team Ireland Gymnastics Squad

July 19, 2019
GYMNASTICS IN EYOF   What to expect The gymnastics venue is the National Gymnastics Arena (MGA) which is a bit of a drive from the centre but is close to the Athletes Village. Team Ireland is represented by two young, talented gymnasts, Caoimhe Donohoe and Eve McGibbon who will compete in the All Around event […]

SOLID SHOWING FOR TEAM IRELAND ON DAY TWO IN MINSK

June 22, 2019
Team Ireland had six athletes in action across four sports on the second day of the European Games in Minsk. Two finals were contested by Team Ireland today with Alice Sharpe finished in 25th place in the Cycling Women’s Cycling Road Race and Nathon Burns was 7th in the Judo Men’s Half-light Weight 66kg. Boxers […]

McClenaghan hits Pommel gold at the 2019 World Cup, Slovenia

June 2, 2019
Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan has won gold in the pommel-horse final today at the 2019 FIG World Challenge Cup in Koper, Slovenia with an impressive score of 15.450. Only last week McClenaghan returned to podium securing a silver medal at the World Cup pommel final in China after a long period of post shoulder surgery […]

McClenaghan back on podium at China World Cup

May 22, 2019
Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan won silver in the Pommel-horse final with a score of 14.600 at today’s FIG World Challenge Cup in Zhaoqing, China. This is McClenaghan’s first time competing after a long period of post shoulder surgery recovery.   Commenting on the achievement CEO of Gymnastics Ireland, Mr. Ciaran Gallagher said:   ‘Superb result […]

McClenaghan wins big at 2018 JLT Gymnastics Ireland National Awards

November 21, 2018
Radisson Blu, Dublin:  Gymnastics Ireland's annual gala awards night took place on Saturday 17th November in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin, to celebrate another hugely successful year for the sport of gymnastics in Ireland. 200 guests took to the red carpet for the JLT Gymnastics Ireland National Awards for a night that saw 29 recipients […]

Qualifications at the 2018 Gymnastic World Championships

October 30, 2018
Team Ireland gymnasts Adam Steele, Andrew Smith and Rhys McClenaghan competed at the Men’s Artistic qualifiers in the World Championships in Doha today. Highest score was 13.766 by Adam Steele on Vault with an All-Around score of 76.864. European Championships and Commonwealth Games pommel-horse gold medallist Rhys McClenaghan had two unlucky falls so unfortunately will […]

FIFTH PLACE FOR GALWAY GYMNAST AT YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

October 16, 2018
Fifth place for Slevin in the balance beam, 14th for Miranda Tcheuthchoua in the women’s 3kg hammer throw while Team Ireland golfers Kitt and Crowley Walsh finished up T13 in the Mixed Team event.   Gymnastics: Emma Slevin has finished fifth in the balance beam finals at the Youth Olympic Games with a score of […]

SUCCESS FOR TEAM IRELAND’S NIAMH COYNE ON DAY FOUR OF THE YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

October 11, 2018
A day of mixed results for Team Ireland at the Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games; huge excitement as Tallaght’s Niamh Coyne medals in the women’s 100m breaststroke. Nhat Nguyen is knocked at the quarter final of the men’s badminton singles after a tight game against Shifeng Li from China while Emma Slevin qualifies for two […]
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