The Canterbury Cup will take place at Canterbury Christ Church University

City to host rhythmic gymnastics competition

The City of Canterbury Rhythmic Gymnastics Club will be welcoming clubs from across the UK to its annual competition this weekend.

Its Canterbury Cup will see a day of competition starting with younger gymnasts performing in the morning.

The afternoon sees the elite individual gymnasts’ competition plus the group competition.

Medals will be awarded for each category.

Competitors from London, Southampton and Cardiff will be visiting Canterbury for the competition.

Club chairman Mike Baker said “We are delighted to be able to welcome so many clubs to our beautiful city which has a long standing history and connection with the sport.

“It’s a fantastic competition and a real crowd pleaser that’s been enjoyed by sold out crowds over the years.

“The routines are always an amazing spectacle with such talent and determination translating into truly beautiful displays.”

The competition takes place at the Canterbury Christ Church Sports Centre in Pilgrims Way from 9am to 6pm on Sunday, 11th November  between 9am and 6pm.

Tickets are available on the door for £7 for adults, £5 for concessions. A family ticket for two adults and up to three children is available for £20. Under 5s enter for FREE.

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