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Louis Smith takes gold in gymnastics return

Louis Smith with his medal Credit: British Gymnastics

Cambridgeshire gymnasts Louis Smith and Daniel Keatings both had reason to celebrate after medal-winning performances at two high profile competitions this weekend.

The Huntingdon gym team mates both took medals at competitions in South Korea and Brazil.

Smith, pictured, won gold in the World Cup competition in Seoul, South Korea. Representing Great Britain for the first time since his London Olympics appearance.

Smith said: "I'm very pleased with my performance today after over 18 months out of international competition... it feels good to be able to fight for medals with some of the best in the World.”

Keatings made the journey to Brazil as part of a 4 man GB squad in a team event in San Paolo.

The 23-year-old helped the GB team to Gold in front of Brazil, as well as finishing second all around and taking gold in finals on both Pommel Horse and Parallel Bars.

The gymnasts must now wait for selection announcements for the European Championships to be held in Bulgaria in May, as well as the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later in the summer.

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