National Age Group results

Published by Julie Warnock, Mar 14, 2018 @ 20:51pm

Last weekend saw the Emirates hosting the FPSG Age Group Champs.

Whitemoss had a run of success  - in particular we should focus on Whitemoss’s very own Dean Springett.  According to the Scottish Athletics website ‘The main highlight of the FPSG U15 Champs came in the Boys 300m final as Whitemoss AAC athlete, Dean Springett, clocked 38.38 to win gold with a Scottish Record and CBP performance.’

(https://www.scottishathletics.org.uk/fpsg-age-group-champs-review/)

(See photo below)

 

SATURDAY

Great Day for the under 13s today at the National Championships, good run in 60m for Ben Sanderson, a pb for Courtney Fraser in shot put coming a very credible 4th with a throw of 7m 88 .Pbs for Katie Pickles in both 60m and 200m ,Pbs for Maisie Hopkins in 60m hurdles and a 15 cm pb in long jump coming second in her pool. Fantastic performances in both long jump and 800 for Amber Wade and pbs in both hurdles and shot putt for Eilidh Beggan . Well done to all for coming out and performing so well at a national championships .

CLUB RECORD ALERT

  • Amber Wade - U13 800m: Amber smashed 4.11 seconds off of the previous club record set in 2008 by Stephanie Curran. Amber ran an outstanding 2.28.89 to finish 4th (only beaten by a mili second on the line).

 

SUNDAY

Another great day at the Emirates, this time for the U15’s and U20’s at the National Indoor age group Champs.

This saw a large amount of personal bests from athletes across the board.

Kirsty Whyte PB in the 60 Hurdles, Katie Beel PB in the 60m, Esther George PB in the 200m, Alexandra Cathie PB in the 300m, Daniel Boyle PB in the 300m and Long Jump, Lewis Craigie PB in the Long Jump, Saskia Wade PB in the Shot Putt, Thea Stewart PB in the Shot Putt and 60m, Libby Currie PB in the Long Jump.

There were also two outstanding athletes today in Dean Springett winning the Gold with a championship best performance in the 300m and also taking silver in the 60m.

This was then followed by a silver medal from Ross Morgan in the Shot Putt.

A brilliant effort by all athletes across the whole weekend from everyone who competed from U13, U15 and U20's Age categories.

CLUB RECORD ALERTS

  • Ross Morgan - U15 Shot Putt: Nursing a Hamstring injury Ross stepped up to the Shot Putt, and from a standing throw threw an incredible 12.47 Meters to take the U15 record previously held by Kyle McAulay which stood at 12.36m.

  • Dean Springett - U15 300m: Dean ran a very easy 300m heat to qualify for the final where he won the Gold in not only a new club record time but smashed the Championship Best ever time by running 38.38 in what was an astounding time.

  • Dean Springett - U15 60m: In his 60 heat Dean broke Sean Gallagher’s 60m time of 7.68 by running a great 7.58 and new club record to win the heat. Then in the semi-final Dean broke his own new record by running 7.51. Then to cap it all off in the final Dean claimed the silver medal with another record time of 7.45 seconds. Wow!

 

(C) Bobby Gavin

Dean Springett

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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