The CMIG ‘Wall of Fame’

The City of Manchester institute of Gymnastics has seen many successes over the years at Regional, National, International, Commonwealth and Olympic levels.

Welcome to our ‘Wall of Fame’ featuring many of our gymnasts who’ve proudly represented their country in competition thanks to their training at CMIG.

Renee Pullin

British National Champion 2017.
North West Champion 2017.
Selected to the British National squad 2018, 2020.
English National Squad 2019.
English Espoir Vault and A-bars Champion 2019.
British Championships Silver medallist A-bars 2019.

Renee Pullin

Jed Solomon

North West Under 12 Champion 2017, Under 14 Champion 2019.
National Elite Grades Champion 2018, Silver medallist in 2017.
British Pommels Finalist 2018.
English Championships Silver medallist Pommels, Bronze Rings 2019.
4th place All Around at National Championships 2017.
Selected to British National Squad 2017 & 2018.

Jacob Mairs-McKenzie

North West Under 16 Champion on Floor, Rings and High bar 2019.
Bronze medalist at National Club Grade Finals 2017.
Elite Grades Team Champion 2018

Elliott Cooper

North West Senior Champion & Team Champion 2017 (with Bradley Nuttall).
North West Champion 2019.
National Rings & High Bar Finalist at Individual Championships 2017.
Bronze medal winner on Pommel at English Championships 2017.
British Championships Rings Masters Finalist 2019.
Top scorer for Team TG Hanauerland in Bundesliga 2019

Ellee Cheetham

British Championships Senior Vault Finalist 2019.
Finalist on Floor and Beam in 2018.
English Vault Champion and winner of Artistry Award 2019.
England Team 2018.

Akyra Rodgers-Plummer

North West Compulsory and Voluntary Level 4 Champion 2019.
British National Voluntary and Combined Grades Champion 2019.
Selected to Great Britain National Squad 2020.

Jamiah Richards-Leacock

North West Under 10 Champion 2017. Under 12 Champion on Rings, P Bars and High Bar 2019.
Silver medallist High Bar and Bronze medallist P Bars at Men’s London Open 2019.
Selected to England Squad 2019.

Harry Nicholson

North West Under 10 All Around Silver medallist. Champion Under 12 Vault 2019.
National Elite Grades Team Silver 2019.
Selected to England Squad 2019.

Bradley Nuttall

Silver medallist on High Bar at English Championships 2017

North West Team Champions 2017 (with Elliott Cooperl).

Synnove Macpherson

Synnove Macpherson

Team gold medal winner at an international for England and bronze international medal winner on beam, 2017.
Pictured (centre)
 with Leigha O’Donnell (left) and Abi Morris (right).

Ella Robinson

Bronze medal winner at National Grade 3, 2017.

Ella Robinson
Hattie Moat

Hattie Moat

National bronze medal winner (with Renee Pullin) at the Voluntary Level 3 Championships in 2016.

Selected to the British National squad for 2017.

CMIG Women’s Artistic Gymnasts

British Junior Team silver medallists 2017.

British Junior Team Silver medallists 2017
Leigha O’Donnell

Leigha O’Donnell

Qualifies to British Championships in 2015.

Bronze (with Abi Morris) in the team competition at the Bill McLoughlin National Apparatus Championships in 2016.

Selected to the England squad 2017.

Naomi Gayle

National Floor Champion 2015.

Naomi Gayle
Abi Morris

Abi Morris

International bronze medal winner, as part of the England team, at the the Rushmoor Rosebowl 2015.

International silver winner, with the England team, and 5th on the floor in the international final 2016.

Silver medal winner on bars, and  bronze medal winner in the team competition (with Leigha O’Donnell) at the Bill McLoughlin National Apparatus Championships in 2016.

Selected to the England squad 2017.

Natasha Raymund-Jayadev & Georgina Harris

Natasha Raymund-Jayadev wins an international bronze medal on bars, and Georgina Harris finishes in 6th position on the floor, in an international competition in 2013.

Natasha and Georgina
CMIG England Team Gymnasts 2013

CMIG’s England team

Georgina Harris, Natasha Raymund-Jayadev, Morgan Finnegan, Naomi Gayle and team coach Jane Leigh – all members of Team England, 2013, competing against South Africa, Ireland and the USA.

Stefanie Bowles

Member of team England in 2012 competition against South Africa.

Stefanie Bowles Gymnast

Martin Gordon

2004 European Championship Vault finalist.

Mark Freeman

2002 European Champion and Gold medalist on Rings - the first European or World Gold medal ever won by a British gymnast, male or female.

2000 British Team Champions

Abid Munir, John Smethurst, Lee Moulton, Mark Freeman, Chris Hanson and Gareth Hazzelby.

John Smethurst

Kuala Lumpur 1998 Commonwealth Games, Gold and Bronze medalist. Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games, Gold and Bronze medalist.

John Smethurst Gymnast

Senior British Team Champions

In 1993 CMIG were Senior British Team Champions.

Under 14s & Under 18s British Team Champions

In 1993 CMIG were Under 14s British Team Champions and Under 18s British Team Champions.

Marvin Campbell Gymnast

Marvin Campbell

British Senior Champion 1993 and 1995. Barcelona Olympic Games competitor. British Senior Team Champion member 1993.

Paul Bowler

British Senior Champion 1991. Barcelona Olympic Games competitor. British Senior Team Champion member 1993.

Paul Bowler Gymnast

More memories

If you'd like to see more memorable moments for CMIG and our gymnasts, check out our Gallery.