The London Youth Games are now well underway with several teams competing over recent weeks and

more events to come over the summer.

Sunday 15th May saw the Hounslow team take part in the trampolining event where they achieved

their best result in the last 6 years.  Nine local gymnasts took part and finished 9th out of 28 competing


The trampolining team was:

Ciara Schleip                                         Naomie Cain

Adriana Vasylyshyn                             Ruby Stanley-Davies

Woody Lee                                            Leo McKenzie

Hayden Lawson                                   Grace Whittaker

Zain Cabral

Road Cycling also took place with 5 young riders competing for the Borough.  The team placed 15th out of 22

teams at the Lee Valley Velo Park event.

The cycling team was:

Aiden Brassil – The Green School for Boys, Hounslow

Oscar Walker – Orleans Park School, Richmond

Elliot Brassil – The Green School for Boys, Hounslow

Kiki Hanreck – Lady Eleanor Holles School, Richmond

Zoe Hanreck – Lady Eleanor Holles School, Richmond

Hounslow also took part in the basketball events on 21st and 22nd May.  Both the boys and girls teams

did brilliantly and made it through to the semi-finals that will be taking place at the Copper Box Arena.

The boys won every one of their games in a tough group at the UEL Sports Dock. The girls lost their opening

game after a controversial refereeing decision but went on to win their remaining gamesand a play off to

make it through to the next round of the competition.

Jonathan Barbour from the Lampton Leisure Sports and Community Development team said: “We’d like to

pass on a huge thank you to all of the coaches and athletes who represented the Borough of Hounslow and

their family and friends who support them both in the run up to the event and on the day. The London

Youth Games is a great opportunity for young people in the Borough to get involved in sport and Lampton

Leisure is proud to play a part in helping them.”

Further teams will be competing in Netball, Judo, Table Tennis, Badminton, Swimming, Aquathlon,

Volleyball, Girl’s Football and Indoor Rowing over the coming weeks.

For more information about Hounslow and the London Youth Games and how to get involved please