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Morgan On Success: 'I Don't Stress Out Over The Small Stuff'
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Winner of five medals at the recent European junior championships, British gymnast Amelie Morgan told IG in a recent interview that her practical physical and psychological approach to training helps produce success in competition.

“Mentally, I’m pretty relaxed,” said Morgan, who won two silver medals (all-around, balance beam) and three bronze medals (vault, floor exercise, team) at the 2018 European Junior Championships held August 2-5 in Glasgow, Scotland. “I don’t stress out over the small stuff and try to just look at the bigger picture.”

Morgan, who finished second all-around to fellow quintuple medalist Giorgia Villa of Italy in Glasgow, said there is no secret to her consistency and competitive excellence.

“I’m not superstitious, and I believe hard work and putting in the numbers are what make the difference,” she told IG.

Read the complete interview with Morgan in the June 2018 issue of International Gymnast magazine.

International Gymnast magazine's coverage of gymnasts who competed at the 2018 European women's championships includes:

“Swinging for Success” - short feature on Sweden's Jonna Adlerteg (May 2015)

"Swedish History-maker" - profile on Adlerteg (November 2010)

"La Bella Basile" - profile on Italy's Martina Basile (March 2017)

“I’m Not Complicated” - short profile on France's Marine Boyer (June 2017)

"French Force" - cover story on Melanie De Jesus Dos Santos of France (July/August 2017)

De Jesus Dos Santos center poster (January/February 2018)

"Belgian Beauty" - profile on Belgium's Nina Derwael (June 2015)

"Sister Act" - profile on Sanne and Lieke Wevers (October 2015)

"British Breakouts" - interview with Alice Kinsella (December 2016)

“Axelle the Excellent" - short profile on Belgium's Axelle Klinckaert (June 2016)

"Heaven Sent" - profile on Russia's Angelina Melnikova (June 2016)

"Wisdom of a Woman" - interview with Greece's Vasiliki Millousi (April 2012)

Interview with Great Britain’s Amelie Morgan (June 2018)

"Big Dreams in Small Places" - profile on Poland's Marta Pihan-Kulesza (March 2017)

To subscribe to the print and/or digital edition or to order back issues of International Gymnast magazine, click here.

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