Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Myra Perkins - Bank of Scotland Under-17 Athlete of the Year

Myra Perkins was awarded the title of Bank of Scotland Under-17 Athlete of the Year at the Scottish Athletics Awards dinner held on Saturday 22nd November at the Marriott Hotel in Glasgow.

Hosted by Bryan Burnett, in which Paula Radcliffe was guest of honour,the award is recognition of her record-breaking acheivements throughout the year.

These included not only finishing as both Scottish and UK champion in her U17 age group, but also U20 Scottish champion and silver medallist in the U20 UK Championships.

Myra set a new Scottish U17 record taking her to second on the all-time UK U17 list with a best performance of the year in the 4kg hammer of 52.02m.

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