Golden weekend in Aberdeen

It was Gold all the way at the u13/u15/u20 Scottish Track & Field Championships in Aberdeen at the weekend (28th/29th August).  Giffnock North athletes claimed no less than eleven National titles, four Silver medals and three Bronze.

Under 13s

Angus Weir was in fine form, taking Gold medals, in the 75m Hurdles (12.60) and the Long Jump (4.84m).  It was a Giffnock one/two in the high jump with Zoe McKell clearing 1.38m to take the title and Edie Campbell in second place (1.35m).  Calum Dick, who’s been knocking lumps of the u13 boys 800m club record all summer, ran a championship best performance of 2.12.07 to take the Scottish title.  Zander Summerhill was on the podium twice, achieving PBs and Silver medals in the 100m (13.00) and the 200m (26.29). Sarah McNulty won Bronze in the u13 girls 800m, clocking 2.29.26.

Under 15s

In the under 15 age group Isla Ross jumped to the High Jump title with a leap of 1.59m and team mate Cara Slater won the bronze with 1.54m. Ryan Davie hopped, skipped and jumped to Gold in the Triple Jump and Craig Shennan won Silver in the 1500m, clocking 4.34.36.

Under 20s

Alyson Bell sprinted to victory in the 100m & 200m, clocking a new PB and club record in the 200m of 23.96 seconds.  Murray Fotheringham also took two titles, winning both the 200m (21.70) and the High Jump (2.05m).  Rachel Callan won Gold in the 400m hurdles and a bronze in the 400m flat.