Dan Purvis fails to make GB Olympic team
Olympic gymnast Dan Purvis who trains at Southport YMCA gym has failed to qualify for the Olympic Games in Rio after winning a Bronze at London 2012.
Dan Tweeted his disappointment.
“Gutted I haven’t made the Olympic team. Really thought I’d done enough, gave it my all. Congrats to my team mates and all the best in Rio”
“Thank you to everyone who supported me thoughout this cycle. Means so much to me and wouldn’t have got this far without your support”
Since his success Dan has been a popular figure in Southport raising awareness for YMCA gymnastics.
Gutted I haven't made the Olympic team. Really thought I'd done enough, gave it my all. Congrats to my team mates and all the best in Rio
— Danny purvis (@PurvisDanny) July 12, 2016
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