Amy Tinkler and Kat Driscoll picked for Rio Olympics

Team GB gymnasts Kat Driscoll and Amy Tinkler Credit: PA

Teenage athlete Amy Tinkler is to make her Olympic debut at the Rio games.

The 16-year-old was among 13 gymnasts named by the British Olympic Association who will compete for Team GB.

Amy, from Bishop Auckland will compete in the women's artistic field.

County Durham-based trampolinist Kat Driscoll is also among the chosen athletes.

Kat Driscoll who has been chosen for the 2016 Olympics Credit: PA

The two-time World Champion, from West Rainton, will make her second Olympic appearance.