On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, 15 of our athletes represented their schools in the Scottish Schools’ Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Emirates Arena, and there was lots of success for them all!
Caiohme was up first on Day 1, and she ran a time of 5:58.47 in the U16 girls 1500m heats, against a very strong field. Well done Ciaomhe!
Next up was Matthew who also ran a strong race in the u16 boys 1500m in a time of 4:53.63, to finish 7th in his heat. Matthew also ran a great time of 2:23.79 in the 800m the following day. Well done Matthew!
In the meantime in the field events, Luke and Lauren were taking part in the Triple Jump.
Luke jumped a fantastic PB jump of 11.15 to finish 5th overall in the Over 16 Boys’ Triple Jump. He also followed this up with running a great PB time of 8.076 in the 60m heats. Well done Luke!
Lauren jumped a PB jump of 10.16m in the Over 16 girls’ triple jump to finish 5th overall. She followed this up by qualifying for the 300m semi-finals where she ran a time of 46.01. Well done Lauren!
Lucy ran in the U16 Girls 200m, where she ran a great time of 29.54 in her heat. The following day, she ran a fantastic PB of 8.58 to come 4th in her heat, only narrowly missing out on the semi-finals. Well done Lucy!
In the afternoon, Amy then took part in the U16 girls shot put, where she won a SILVER medal with a throw of 11.92m. She also jumped 1.50m in the High Jump the next day. Well done Amy!
The following day started off with the 400m.
Alasdair ran a PB time of 54.19 in his heat of the Over 16 Boys 400m to finish 4th. Well done Alasdair!
Frankie also ran a PB time of 55.02 in his heat of the Over 16 Boys 400 to finish 4th in his heat. Well done Frankie!
Finally Gary ran a fantastic time of 53.02 in the Over 16 boys 400m to win his heat and qualify for the semi-finals, where he ran another great time of 52.05 to win it. He then ran 50.66 in the final to win a SILVER medal! Well done Gary!
Hannah jumped a PB jump of 5.06m in the Long Jump to finish 8th overall. She then qualified for the final of the 60H, where she ran a PB time of 9.55 to win a BRONZE medal. Well done Hannah!
Jamie ran a PB time of 8.96 in the Over 16 Boys 60H to finish 6th in the final. He was then back to great form in the High Jump, jumping a PB of 1.85m. Well done Jamie!
Rory kicked off the 800m for his school, running in the Under 16 boys 800, where he ran a time of 2:26.62. Well done Rory!
Reuben also ran in the 800m in his first ever Scottish Schools event – he ran a fantastic PB time of 2:14.48. Well done Reuben!
Dylan smashed his PB with a run of 2:04.96 to win his heat and qualify for the final, where he ran another excellent time of 2:07. 38. Well done Dylan!
Louis also ran in the Over 16 Boys 800, where he ran a strong time of 2:20.96. Well done Louis!
Congratulations to everyone who took part!