A TRIO of sisters kept the success in the family when they each scooped a gold medal at a gymnastics competition.

Emily, 10, Gracie, 7, and Daisy Donnelly, 5, all took home trophies after winning their age categories at the Gyrus Olympic Gymnastics Club in Witham on Sunday.

Mum Diane said she was shocked at the all-round success and was told by gymnastics teachers that it was a very unusual occurrance.

"They said it was really unusual to have three siblings win gold on the same day in the same competition," she said.

"I'm really proud of them."

The trio, from Stour View Close in Mistley, all have aspirations of becoming olympic gymnasts, and Emily is set to move to Colchester School of Gymnastics as a step towards her ambition.

And youngest sibling Mia, just three years old, is already setting her sights on joining the family hobby.

Diane said: "She is already practising at home doing roly-polies.