Scottish Athletics U18/20 Championships

Emerates Arena

Saturday, March 2nd 2013

 

Dale Colley continued his recent success with a Silver in the U20 800m with a time of 1.57.02. Dale won his heat in 2.01.53 In the final he led the race at the bell and held of a very strong challenge from Greg Williams (Inverclyde) but they were both piped on the line by the fast finishing Scott Atkinson (Wallefield). Dale also contested the 1500 but understandably looked tired from his recent hectic schedule and finished in 6th place.

Fraser Baird claimed a Bronze in a strong field in the U18M Triple Jump. Despite setting a new PB with his second jump he was in fifth place after five rounds. As he was the last to jump in the final round he new exactly what was required to claim the medal and did so in fine style with a jump of 12.38m.

Despite suffering from a recent illness Douglas Paul also claimed Bronze in the U20M Triple Jump with a Jump of 12.44. Douglas also competed in the Long Jump and finished in 4th Kirsten McIntee set two new PB's in the U18W Triple Jump and finished in 8th with a jump of 9.56m. Alison Black recovered from a foul in her first jump of the U18W High Jump to eventually clear 1.55m for equal 4th place.

Claire Anderson qualified form her U18W 60m heat with a time of 8.28s . Her semi final time of was just outside the time required for the final. Claire also contested the Long Jump and claimed 11th with a Jump of 4.61m. Training partner Nicola Milne was one place ahead of her in the Long Jump with a distance of 4.67m Nicola clocked 8.61 in her heat of the 60m.