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Piper to make her England debut at Frivolten Cup in Sweden

CITY of Plymouth’s up-and-coming trampoline star Evangeline Piper will make her England debut this weekend.

The 13-year-old will represent her country at the Frivolten Cup in Sweden.

She is part of a 17-strong England team – five seniors and 12 juniors – that has headed to Herrlyjunga for the competition that attracts top trampoline and double mini trampoline (DMT) participants from all over Europe.

Piper will compete in both the trampoline and DMT at the event, which starts on Friday.

She has also been selected to attend a European training camp in Portugal later this summer.

Meanwhile, City of Plymouth Trampoline & Gymnastics Club are finalists in two categories at the 2019 Devon Sports Award.

The club is nominated for the ‘performance in community sport’ award, while Danny Anstey is one of three finalists in the coach of the year category.

The awards ceremony will take place at Exeter Chiefs’ Sandy Park ground on July 11.

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