Introduction

James is a member of the Great Britain squad and regularly takes part in competitions abroad.  In 2018 he was selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Games in Australia where he won gold in the men’s team and silver in both the all-around and horizontal bar competitions.  In 2015 he won a silver medal in the team event at the World Championships in Glasgow.

His future goal is selection for the GB team at the World Championships and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Profile

Date of birth: 6 October 1995

Borough/District:  Maidstone

Club:  Pegasus Gym Club

Current ranking:  In the top 4 nationally

Career highlights

  • 2021:  4th in the Men’s Team final and 8th in the Individual all round final at the Tokyo Olympic Games
  • 2019: British Gymnastics Senior Men’s All round champion
  • 2018: Finished in 5th place in the horizontal bar at the European Championships in Glasgow
  • 2018: Silver medal as part of the Great Britain men’s team at the European Championships in Glasgow
  • 2018: Gold in the men’s team and silver in both individual all-around and horizontal bar at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.
  • 2017: English all-around Champion
  • 2017: Men’s London Open Championships – all-around silver medal
  • 2017: Bronze medal in the all-around at the European Championships
  • 2017: Gold medal on pommel horse, silver medal on the vault, silver medal on parallel bars and bronze medal in the all-around competition at the British Championships
  • 2016: 4 way competition in Switzerland, individual silver and team gold
  • 2016: Team Gold at Stuttgart World Cup
  • 2016: 4th place in the all-around competition and Pommel Horse at the British Championships
  • 2015: Silver medal in the team event at the World Championships, Glasgow
  • 2015: Selected to represent GBR at the World Cup, Bulgaria
  • 2015: 3rd overall at the British Championships and 3rd in Britain on Pommel Horse in the Echo Arena, Liverpool
  • 2014: 6th place in the all-around competition at the World Cup, Glasgow
  • 2014: Bronze medal on the Pommel Horse and 5th place in the all-around competition at the London Open
  • 2014: Selected for GB squad at the Men’s and Women’s Artistic at the Glasgow FIG Artistic World Cup
  • 2013: Five bronze medals (3rd overall and Bronze on Floor, Pommel Horse, Rings and the Vault) at the English Championships
  • 2013: Competed in the British Championships as a Senior for the first time – came 6th overall and achieved two master finals on the Pommel Horse and the Parallel Bars
  • 2013: Team gold, Individual gold floor, Individual silver on Pommel Horse and Individual bronze on Vault at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival
  • 2012: Selected to compete for Team GB at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival
  • 2011: Team gold, silver medal on Parallel Bars and bronze medal on Pommel Horse at the 4 Way International held in Switzerland
  • 2011: Gold medal on Parallel Bars and bronze medal on Pommel at the British Championships
  • 2009: Attended training camps in Belgium and Slovenia and competed
  • 2011: Team gold, gold medal on Parallel Bars and bronze medal on Pommel Horse at the Olympic Hopes Cup, Czech Republic
  • 2011: Gold medal on Parallel Bars and bronze medal on Pommel Horse at the British Championships
  • 2009: Attended training camps in Belgium and Slovenia and competed in Slovenian International.
  • 2010: Member of the Elite National Squad
  • 2010: Men’s British Youth Champion on Parallel Bars and achieved bronze medal for high bar