Francesca Jones

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Fact File

Name:- Francesca Jones
Date of Birth:- 09/11/90
Born:- Kettering
Lives:- Wellingborough

Biography

Francesca is the most experienced gymnast in the British team: she’s taken part in three World Championships (2007, 2009, 2010), four European Championships (2007, 2009, 2010, 2011), two Commonwealth Games (2006, 2010) and numerous other major international events.
 
Francesca started as an artistic gymnast aged seven. Two years on, she transferred to rhythmic gymnastics and soon established herself as a member of the British national squad. She has also represented Wales at the 2005 Youth Commonwealth Games and at the 2006 and 2010 Commonwealth Games.
 
She says her favourite apparatus is the clubs: ‘I love all the throws and handling and balances are one of my best elements.’
 
Francesca has an older sister and her mother is a qualified rhythmic gymnastics judge.

(Courtesy www.thegamesandbeyond.com)

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