Brazilian Gymnastics Team rock into town

The National Brazilian Gymnastics team are in Ipswich as part of a 2012 legacy project being run by the town's gymnastics centre.

Brazil's gymnasts train in Ipswich

by Donovan Blake

The Brazilian women gymnastics squad are spending a week at Ipswich preparing for an international competition being staged in the town on Saturday (June 8). They'll be up against some of Britain's top competitors at the event, which is a qualifier for the European Youth games.

National Brazilian Gymnastics team in Ipswich

The National Brazilian Gymnastics team are in Ipswich as part of a 2012 legacy project being run by the town's gymnastics centre.

Brazil team practising in Ipswich in July 2012 Credit: ITV News Anglia

Teams from Britain and Brazil have agreed to hold two competitions a year, one in Ipswich and one in Brazil, to help both countries prepare their junior athletes for the next Olympics in Rio in 2016

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