FIVE Gymnasts from a Yate Acrogymnastics club have been selected to represent Team GBR at a World Cup event in Portugal.

Lillie Fisher, Georgie Hutchison and Natalia Gilbert have been selected as a senior trio by British Gymnastics to represent GBR at this weeks World Cup event in Portugal before competing in the same event in Polcand at the end of May.

Dylan Howells and Tash Hutchinson along with coach Nikki Thorne who have also been selected, will be hoping to add more medals after their history-making four medal haul from the recent World Championships held in Baku.

Club Manager Mark Thorn said: "The trio have been training very hard for the last few months sharing training at Yate International gymnastics centre and the Evoke gymnastics centre in Swindon.

"It’s a partnership that has involved coaches and gymnasts from two different clubs coming together to form a fantastic team."

The gymnasts recently recently performed at the Mayor of Yate awards night at Yate academy and spectators were stunned with the way they executed performances.

King Edmund Acro club have a long history of have gymnasts selected to represent GBR at major international competitions and coach Nikki Thorne is very hopefully this continues for many more years to come