The excitement ramped up further still at Hampden tonight with a PB, a native record, a medal ceremony and an utterly World-Class semi-final on offer from the Scots.
Guy Learmonth raised the roof with his 800m semi final run - which saw him line up for a second time against World Record holder David Rudisha. A strong kick around the 600m mark almost looked like it might be lost on the final straight, but Guy fought with true grit and held on for a 3rd place, a 1:47.78 - and a place in the final.
The night also saw hammer thrower Mark Dry take to the podium to receive his Bronze Medal, resplendent in kilt and loving the surge of crowd support for his fantastic achievement.
In the 3000m steeplechase Eilish McColgan ran a strong race, achieving a Native Scottish Record and season's best of 9:44.65 in 6th place, while Lennie Waite placed in 10th with 9:51.93.
Kirsty Yates in the shot put announced her arrival in style with an impressive 16.42 PB in her first throw, ultimately finishing in 8th place. Alison Rodger was 10th with a 14.76 throw.
In the High Jump final, Ray Bobrownicki was popular with Hampden as the first Scot to perform on the night, but after clearing 2.21 couldn't make it over the 2.25 jump and finished in 9th. ...
GUY REACHES FINAL: Guy Learmonth produced a superb 800m run in the semi-final to claim third automatic slot in 1.47.78. His prize? He gets to run David Rudisha for the third time in three nights in tomorrow’s final! Guy said: ‘That was the best run of my life! I was running for third slot after consultation with my coaches George Gandy and Henry Gray. They told me to forget about time and concentrate on position. I’m loving the support of the crowd and trying to rise to it in terms of my performance. I can’t wait for the final – I will do my very best for Scotland.’ Hampden picture: By Bobby Gavin ...