West Country success at the Commonwealth Games

Competitors from across the West Country are taking part in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Claudia Fragapane flies into Bristol from Commonwealth Games

Gymnast Claudia Fragapane has arrived back home in Bristol after her huge success at the Commonwealth Games. The 16-year-old from Longwell Green arrived at Bristol airport earlier this evening to a huge reception of family and friends. She is the first English woman to win four gold medals at a single Commonwealth Games for 84 years. Claudia is a member of the Bristol Hawks Gymnastics Club in Easton.


Bristol gymnast's golden moment

This is the moment 16 year-old Claudia Fragapane from Bristol took her third Commonwealth Gold Medal. Claudia won the vault to add to her tally of gold in the individual all-round and team events

Bronze for North Somerset gymnast Ruby Harrold

Ruby Harrold: a bronze medal to add to her gold and silver Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

North Somerset gymnast Ruby Harrold has won a bronze medal in the individual uneven bars competition at the Commonwealth Games.

It's the third medal of the Games for the 18 year-old from Lower Langford. The bronze is added to her gold in the team competition and silver in the individual all around event.

A third gold for Claudia Fragapane in Glasgow

Bristol's Claudia Fragapane with her Gold after victory in the women's vault in Glasgow. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

Bristol's Claudia Fragapane added a third gold medal to her Commonwealth Games collection as she won the women's vault at the SSE Hydro this afternoon.

Claudia had already won the all around gold medal last night and was a member of the England team which won the team competition..

West Country gymnasts take to Twitter to celebrate their success


West Country double in women's gymnastics

Gymnast Claudia Fragapane, who is from Portishead, won gold in the women's individual all-around event Credit: PA

There has been more West country success at the Commonwealth games. In gymnastics, Portishead's Claudia Fragapane won gold in the women's individual all-around event.

Ruby Harrold from Bristol claimed silver and Hannah Whelan bronze as England filled every step on the podium.

England gymnasts Ruby Harrold (silver), Claudia Fragapane (gold) and Hannah Whelan (bronze) claimed every step on the podium on Thursday night Credit: PA

5 students from Gloucestershire school competing at Commonwealth Games

A school in Gloucestershire is celebrating success, not because of the number of medals it has won but the number of former pupils it has competing in Glasgow.

Wycliffe College has 5 former students at the games, all competing in the squash.

Alister Walker, who's ranked 22 in the World. He made it to the last 16 before being knocked out but credits the school with his career success:

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