Rebecca Tunney – Olympian?

Another gymnast with a very good chance to qualify for London.

… The Couch Gymnast has posted a great profile on british gymnast Rebecca Tunney (Right) prior to her debut at the American Cup. Tunney is the 2011 junior british champion and seen by many as the new senior with the most realistic chance of making the olympic team.

GB are giving her plenty of competition and media exposure sending her to the olympic test event in January and and the American Cup in March. In terms of results these aren’t important per se, but both are in huge arenas (the O2 and Madison Square Garden) and in the glare of the television cameras, just as the olympics will be. …

This year’s American Cup is turning into a showcase for young gymnastics talent, with Tunney joining Romania’s Larisa Iordache and Olympic test event floor champ Victoria Moors taking on the USA’s best on home turf. …

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