Remember cute little Hannah Whelan? She was the tiny little thing in the British Beijing Olympic Team, who then kind of disappeared off the International elite scene? Well, it seem the gymnast, who trains at Liverpoool under Sarah Attwell has been nursing a wrist inury for the last while. She is all grown up and, it seems, she is back and in form, as she has taken the senior AA title at the British National Championships (57.800), followed by Nicole Hibbert(55.80) and then, in third place was Danusia Francis (55.350).
That is an excellent all-around score for the youngster, who apparently performed superbly. I am looking forward to seeing the videos.
According to the British Gymnastics website, all three girls are returning from injuries. Here is what they had to say
Get full reports and scores from the site here.
Here is Hannah performing at the World Cup Event in Portugal. Though she has some bobbles, and steps out, this routine isn't bad. There are some inspired moments of choreography in part, though she needs to work with someone on body shape and rhythm in parts, I think, which would make it a really, good routine. Anyway, you decide what you think;