Success at the National Age Group Championships

Giffnock North claimed no less than six National Titles over the weekend at the Scottish Age Group Championships. There were also four Silver and five Bronze medals, making a total haul of fifteen medals.

Jenna Wrisberg claimed Gold for the third year in a row in the u20W 100m. Jenna, whose outdoor season has been ruined by injury, showed she was back to full fitness by cruising to victory in a time of 11.66. A new club record.

Chris Mackay took the National title in the u20M High Jump (1.86m) on the Saturday and followed it up with a Silver Medal in the Long Jump on Sunday with a leap of 6.82m.

Sunday was a good day for under fifteen athletes with four Gold medals going to Giffnock Athletes. Alyson Bell took first place in the 100m in a time of 12.36. Multi-eventer Murray Fotheringham went home with two National Titles, 800m in a time of 2.07.98 and the Long Jump with 5.94m. Reuben Nairne took the Pole Vault title clearing 3.50m and was also second behind Murray Fotheringham in the Long Jump (5.88m)

Further Silver medals were gained by u20 Adam Clayton in the 100m in a wind assisted time of 10.6 and Sophie Haldane in the u20 women’s 400m (57.78)

To complete the medal haul there were Bronze medals for Nikolai Gajic in the u20 men 1500m (4.12.38), Rachel Alexander in the u20 women’s Long Jump (5.56m) , Oliver Maher who threw 34.72m in the u5 boys Hammer, u15 Fraser Lipp with 34.20 in the Javelin and Reuben MacDonald in the u13 boys 1500m (4.55.04)

Congratulations not only to the medal winners but also to all who competed.

All photographs courtesy of Bobby Gavin, That One Moment

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