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Young Athletes Shine at National Championships

Created on Tuesday, 04 September 2012 12:23

Young Lanarkshire athletes from Law & District AAC were clearly inspired by their Olympic heroes, achieving an impressive medal haul at the Scottish National Age Group Championships last week.

Athletes from the club won an impressive tally of one gold, three silver and six bronze medals, with 16-year-old Connor Stoney from Shotts recording a particularly outstanding performance, winning gold in shot put, silver in hammer and fourth in discus.

In total over 1,400 young people competed in the two-day event in Grangemouth, a 50% increase from the previous year's attendance.

Law Coach Alex Barr, said: "This is the major event of the year for many of these athletes and the fact that they performed so well on the day shows how hard they've worked and that they can handle the pressure of such an event.

"The spread of age groups and disciplines, from sprints, middle distance, jumps and throws underlines the commitment of athletes and coaches training at the club's groups week in, week out at our centres in Wishaw, Carluke and Biggar."

 

Results as follows;

U14s

Bobby Crossan - Shot put - 11.70 - Silver

Bobby Crossan - Javelin - 35.84 - Bronze

Emily McNicol - High Jump - 1.48 - Bronze

Emily McNicol - Hurdles - 12.87 - 4th

Hannah Cussick - Hurdles - 13.56

Charlotte Steele - Javelin - 22.94 - 4th

Charlotte Steele - Discus - 21.47 - 5th

Adam Boyle - Javelin - 30.74 - 5th

Gregor Gillespie - 800m - 2.15.01 - 5th

Christopher Kelly - 100m - 13.27 - 8th

Morgan Jones - 100m - 13.74

Ben Fountain - 800m - 2.26.10

Lucy Cairns - 800m - 2.42.81

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U16s

Christopher Boyle - 400m - 53.45 - Silver

Jamie Crossan - Javelin -39.60 - Bronze

Evan Jones - Hurdles - 15.58 - Bronze

Reagan Binnie - 800m - 2.24.11 - Bronze

Stephen Murphy - 200m - 24.61 - 6th

Heather Baird - High Jump - 1.45 - 5th=

Kristen Cowe - Hammer - 37.94 - 5th

Jamie Crossan - Shot Put - 12.15 - 5th

Heather Baird - Long Jump - 4.13

Heather Baird - 200m - 29.05

Robbie Barr - 800m - 2.16.05 - 6th

Evan Jones - Long Jump - 4.93

U18s

Connor Stoney - Shot Put - 13.88 - Gold

Connor Stoney - Hammer - 50.67 - Silver

Connor Stoney - Discus - 35.36 - 4th

U20s

Lewis Nicholson - Shot Put - 11.85 - Bronze