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Pegasus Gymnastic Club's Courtney Tulloch following in footsteps of Tom Daley after winning prestigious SportAid award

23 November 2012

Eyes are on Pegasus gymnast Courtney Tulloch after he landed an award previously won by Olympic diver Tom Daley.

The 17-year-old, pictured, beat more than 1,700 young British athletes to win SportAid’s One to Watch Award at a ceremony in London on Wednesday night.

Tulloch, who won two gold medals at the European Junior Championships this year, said: "I was surprised just to be nominated when I heard Tom Daley was a previous winner as I would never associate my name with somebody like that.

"It was a real shock to win it but it’s motivated me a lot to think people are going to be looking out for me in the future.

"It could put pressure on me but I’m feeling confident after a good year.

"It’s one year at a time and my next goal is to be selected for Team GB for the Youth Olympics in Australia in January."

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