ANDOVER sensation Kristoff Willerton has been named in Great Britain’s team for the upcoming FIG Trampoline, DMT and Tumbling World Championships this November in Birmingham.

Kristoff, 30, will become the first British male to compete at an 11th World Championships, 10 years on from his historic World Gold in 2013.

He will also take on a coaching capacity as his own student Fred Teague will compete alongside him in the senior men’s competition.

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Taking place at Birmingham’s Utilita Arena from November 9 to 19, the 24 selected British gymnasts will be among 100 athletes from over 50 countries battling it out for the title of world champion.

Sarah Powell, CEO of British Gymnastics, said: “We are thrilled to be sending an experienced, supportive and talented team to the FIG World Championships this year. These gymnasts embody the spirit of the British Gymnastics vision, and we hope each athlete enjoys the experience of representing their country doing a sport they love. Good luck to everyone heading to Birmingham in November – from gymnasts to coaches, support staff and families – we are all right behind you.”

Tickets for the FIG Trampoline, DMT and Tumbling World Championships are available here.