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Last Updated: Saturday, 21 October 2006, 10:49 GMT 11:49 UK
Photos: Tweddle wins historic gold

Beth Tweddle of Great Britain performs on the uneven bars

Winning Great Britain's first-ever gold medal in the World Championships proves to be a great feat for Beth Tweddle

Beth Tweddle performs on the uneven bars

The current European champion had to put in her best performance after falling in the all-around final

Beth celebrates with her coach after performing on the horizontal bar

But Tweddle's hard work does pay off and she scores 16.200 points to beat the defending champion Anastasia Liukin

Gold medallist Beth Tweddle (C) of Great Britain, silver medallist Anastasia Liukin (L) of the US and bronze medallist Vanessa Ferrari of Italy pose at the medal ceremony

The 21-year-old stands between her competitors Liukin and newly-crowned world all-around champion Vanessa Ferrari

Medal-winning gymnasts line-up at the medal ceremony in men's and women's apparatus finals

Beth stands among the other medal-winning gymnasts which include more triumphant competitors from China

Beth Tweddle holds up the Union Jack flag

Last year's bronze medallist proudly flies the Union Jack and admits "to be honest, I'm absolutely ecstatic!"



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