Report compiled from Billy Glasgow ,Jackie Alexander and Coaches at the Emirates today
Very happy Under 13 boys on the Podium
Medals a plenty for Giffnock Relay Teams as part of the Club Connect relays within the International Match today at the Emirates . While teams representing Scotland and GB&NI were competing against Germany and France , Giffnock Athletes were battling their domestic rivals with great success.
Under 13 Boys took Gold with a new club record in the heats and then again in the final with 1.55.19 winning a £250 cheque for the club on the way [Reuben Nairne, Fraser Lipp, Jamie Stewart & Max McHarg] Under 13 Girls took the Bronze [Rosie McKay,Alyson Bell,Sophie Inglis & Niamh Smith] Under 15 Boys got the Silver [Robert Brady,Calum Alexander,Amine Hifi & Kyle McLean] Under 15 Girls were 5th with [Megan Busby,Freya Menzies, Rochelle Moukala & Orla Lang] Under 17 Boys got Gold in 1.34.64 [Ross Montgomerie,Morgan Allan,Andy Moses & David Allen]And picked up another cool £250.
Under 17 Girls got Silver in 1.45.52 and after leading all the way they were just pipped on the line with a Photo finish needed to check we think.[Amy Donaghy, Sophie Haldane,Iona Menzies & Erin Wallace.
The coaches and Team managers were delighted with the performances of all our athletes today! Our Under 13 Boys and Girls ‘B’ Teams only just missed a place in the Finals!!
Well done to all the Athletes, Coaches , parents and supporters leaving us with lots of very hoarse throats for good reason. Full Results avaialable via Scottish Athletics Website
Under 13 Girls
Under 17 Boys
Under 15 Boys
The club was also represented amongst the ranks of Kit Carriers . Thanks to those athletes too for giving up their time to help although we know its enjoyable to be involved and have another perspective on these International Competitions.