Rachel in Celtic Games action
Today,Sunday 30th August, Rachel Alexander sets off to represent Scotland in the Long Jump at the Commonwealth Youth Games to take place this year in Samoa.
Rachel has had an outstanding season just missing selection for Cali in Columbia at the World Youths , passing 6.00 metres on numerous occasions , competing at the Loughborough International in the same event as Jessica Ennis-Hill.
Training hard with her coach and with her training group, Rachel has proved that dedication and committment will be rewarded.
The club wishes Rachel all the best for a great competition in Samoa . We know she will be a great representative in the Scottish Team ,and for her coaches, for all her family and friends and all at Giffnock North AAC. All our best wishes go with her.
Rachel arrives in Samoa on Wednesday.Jackie ,her mother tells us that she jumps the following Tuesday at 12 noon their time which means it’s midnight on Monday night here and she will let us know if it’s getting streamed anywhere.