SYNCHRONISED skaters from Altrincham won a bronze medal in an international competition.

At the event in Kempen, Belgium, during Easter weekend, youngest team Whizz Kids came fourth with the highest technical score of their category.

And the Silver Blades team, who compete in the junior category, came third with a score of 40.96, a personal best of the season.

Coach, Sam Ozard, said: “This was a great experience for all of our skaters and parents.

“The competition drew 600 skaters together with teams from Russia, Holland, Germany, Belgium, France and Great Britain.

“All the Altrincham Synchro Club skaters did themselves, our club and country proud.”