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On This Day in 2013 – British great Beth Tweddle announces gymnastics retirement

Beth Tweddle announced her retirement from competitive gymnastics on this day in 2013.Tweddle revealed her decision a year to the day after winning Olympic bronze in the uneven bars and nine years after making her Games debut as a 19-year-old at Athens 2004.She is regarded as one of Britain’s most successful gymnasts, with three world gold medals and six European titles to her name.Speculation over Tweddle’s retirement came when she dismissed the possibility of competing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio and she finally announced her decision one year before the 2014 Commonwealth Games which took place in Glasgow.The then...
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Commonwealth Games: Beth Tweddle joins Queen's Baton Relay in Liverpool

Former champion gymnast Beth Tweddle has taken part in the Queen's Baton Relay ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Tweddle, who topped the podium at the 2002 games in Manchester, started Monday's relay on Liverpool's waterfront. She said it was "a huge honour" to take the baton on in...
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Dancing on Ice and Olympics star Beth Tweddle welcomes second baby

Dancing on Ice 2013 winner Beth Tweddle has given birth to a baby boy named Finley. Tweddle and husband Andy Allen are now parents to a second child, as they welcomed daughter Freya in 2019, with the Olympic gymnast announcing the little bundle's arrival on Instagram yesterday (April 1). "Excited...
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Beth Tweddle: I experienced enthusiasm within domestic gymnastics first hand

An impromptu four-hour autograph session in the wake of winning two gold medals at the European Championships in Birmingham in 2010 gave Beth Tweddle first-hand experience of the depth of enthusiasm that exists within domestic gymnastics. Now Tweddle believes it is imperative the sport implements the recommendations of the ongoing...