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Bryony Page stars on final day of trampoline world championships – a photo essay | Gymnastics

[ad_1] Soaring up to 10 metres into the air like a Boeing 747, whirling salmon-like above the trampoline bed, the sport’s top athletes captivated and at times unnerved a modest but raucous crowd in Birmingham as the city hosted world championships finals day. Chief among them was Team GB’s double Olympic medal winner Bryony Page (pictured below), who took her second world crown – but her first in front of home fans – with a routine steeped in difficulty at the 37th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships. Stepping up to chants of “come on Bry!”, Page started with three gravity defying triple somersaults and finished with a triple twisting double back, executed with poise. Energised by the crowd, there was a precision and clarity in Page’s jumps, so much more evident in-person than on a screen. She had been world champion but not in front of a crowd. Her last world championship had been won in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic during the 2021 edition held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Her score of 56.800 was …