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Daniel

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Daniel first competed for GB in 2006, quickly showing supreme talent which saw him become the British Men’s all-around champion in 2010. He cemented his status as the countries best by retaining that title in 2011, a year where he would go on to take an individual bronze and team silver at the European championships.

Later that year at the World Championships in Tokyo, he performed consistently in every event and despite the team's disappointing performance overall he qualified for the all-around final missing a medal by an agonizing 0.323 marks.

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At the Olympic test event in January 2012, Dan topped the individual standings and won Gold, tied with Chilean gymnast Tomas Gonzalez, in the floor discipline.

Dan’s good form continued at the European Championships in Montpellier where the Men’s team created history in claiming Gold, and this was followed by defending his title at the National Championships on his home turf in Liverpool.

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