Gymnastics

Independent Review  of British Gymnastics

More British gymnasts have come forward with stories of past abuse including the Downie sisters and Rio 2016 medallist Amy Tinkler.

On Wednesday, Olympic medallist Beth Tweddle said “there is no place for bullying or abuse in the sport that I love”, and urged all gymnasts to share their feelings.

At a Board meeting on Tuesday night British Gymnastics made the decision to step aside to allow UK Sport and Sport England to co-commission the Independent Reviewitfirst establishedfollowing concerns raised by British gymnasts about mistreatment.

British Gymnasticsoriginallyannounced the commissioning of a QC led Independent Review last week. However, to remove any doubt of the Review’s integrity or independence,British Gymnasticshas asked that UK Sport and Sport England now co-commission it. …

British Gymnastics step aside to remove doubts about review