Frankie Jones (gymnast)

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Francesca Jones
JONES Francesca - Rythmic Gymnastics Delhi 2010 (5092362987).jpg
Personal information
Nickname(s) Frankie
Country represented  United Kingdom
 Wales
Born (1990-11-09) 9 November 1990 (age 26)
Discipline Rhythmic gymnastics
Club City of Birmingham Gymnastics Club
Retired 2014

Francesca "Frankie" Jones (born 9 November 1990) is a retired Welsh rhythmic gymnast who represented Wales at three successive Commonwealth Games. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games Jones won both the Ribbon event in rhythmic gymnastics and the David Dixon Award.

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At the 2006 Commonwealth Games, Jones finished 12th overall in the individual all-around competition. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Francesca again represented Wales in the rhythmic gymnastic competition, this time finishing in 4th place overall and winning the event's prestigious silver medal in the hoop discipline.[1] Jones is the current Welsh and British Rhythmic Gymnastics Champion. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, she was a member of the silver-medal-winning team from Wales in the Women's All-Around event.

Jones also represented Great Britain in rhythmic gymnastics as an allocated host entry berth in the 2012 Summer Olympics where she finished in last place amongst 24 gymnasts.[2]

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