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Angela in white coming through to take the Tape in the 100m

Angela Kelly 2

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Angela with the Baton

For many years Giffnock North has had a close association with a Veteran Athlete, Angela Kelly and her coach  John Birkett from Carlisle. This has included several other athletes from their club running 2nd claim for Giffnock both over the years and as recently as this year . Both Billy Glasgow and  Dudley Walker have fostered this connection which has been of mutual benefit . Angela regularly competes for the club at CSSL meetings maintaining her records over many disciplines and more importantly featuring at  International level including GB  Masters level gaining medals . She was  also  a baton  carrier for the  2014 Commonwealth Games . We need to highlight 2 recent events featuring both Angela and John and send congratulations to them both on behalf of the whole club

Angela At the  British Master Athletics championships in Birmingham Angela took the Gold in the W55 category   100m  in 14.8 a Seasons best  and the Silver Medal in the  200m


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John Birkett is 2016 Carlisle coach of the year  a very well deserved honour . Well done John

At the same Awards ceremony in Carlisle ,Beau Studholme who also competed for the club this year won Rising Star award 

 In addition and the British Masters, John was 5th in Mens 60 shot with a SB of  9.67 . So watch out for them at the Summer CSSL . 

An inspiration to our young athletes

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