Sport in brief

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2012

* Josh Newman beat a field of 24 international gymnasts to take the gold medal at the Loule Trampolining World Cup event in Portugal. The Redbridge teenager will represent Great Britain at the Sofia World Cup in Bulgaria from October 3-7.

* Shachar Head finished runner-up in her open weight class at the Great British Powerlifting Federation’s British Classic Powerlifting Competition in Lincolnshire.

Head of Newton Abbot posted lifts of 117.5kg in the squat, 75kg in the bench and 150kg in the deadlift in an event that formed part of her preparations for next month’s Drug Free World Championships in Boston.

Last updated: 3:39pm, September 20 2012