Good time for us to wish good luck to the young Scotland competing tomorrow night in Manchester.
The Manchester International takes place at the Manchester Regional Arena at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday 18 August.
We will be represented by Scotland U20 team in the U20 International which is part of the match. Scotland U20s will compete in a Junior match at the event against England, Wales and GB U18s.
There are also Senior relay teams competing. Edinburgh AC athlete, Katie Johnson, will represent GB and NI U18s in the 800m after a well-deserved selection.
We are pleased to confirm the team management and event group coaching support staff for Manchester as follows:
Team Leader: Mark Pollard
Team Managers: Julie Mollison, Allan Hamilton, Pamela Robson
Jumps: David Watson and Bryan Roy
Throws: Alison Grey and Duncan Flockhart
Endurance: Linda Smith and Kirk Smith
Sprints, Hurdles & Relays: Ryan McAllister and Anne Scott
scottishathletics sends our warm congratulations to all the coaches involved and also to the athletes selected and their coaches and families as well as the clubs who have helped develop them over the past few years.
In the team list below, we have suitably acknowledged the athlete’s coach and club and it is great to note that around 17 Scottish clubs are represented within the selection.
100m: Stewart Greenhalgh (Bromsgrove and Redditch) Paul Gripton
200m: Sean Stewart (Pitreavie AAC) Paul Allan
400m: Ben Sinclair (Manx Harriers) Sean Sinclair
800m: Lewis Hainey (Inverclyde AC) Norrie Hay
1500m: Jack Patton (Kilbarchan AAC) Robert Hawkins
5000m: Lewis Hannigan (Kilbarchan AAC) Robert Hawkins
110m H: Ross Morgan (VP-Glasgow) Chris Baillie
3000m S/C: Peter Bradshaw (Inverclyde AC) Norrie Hay
High Jump: Murray Fotheringham (Giffnock North) Colin Sinclair
Long Jump: Adam Hoole (Team East Lothian) Jamie Bowie/John Scott (for LJ)
Triple Jump: William Hodi (Nairn AAAC) Tom Leeson
Pole Vault: Callum Newby (Edinburgh AC) Joe Frost
Discus: Josh Tyler (Tavistock AC) Graham Moncur
Hammer: Danny Gracie (Border Harriers AC) John Little
Javelin: Callum Newby (Edinburgh AC) Joe Frost
Shot Putt: Josh Tyler (Tavistock AC) Graham Moncur
4X100m Relay: Greenhalgh, Fotheringham, Stewart and Sol Stewart (VP Glasgow) Chris Baillie
4x400m Relay: Sinclair and Ben Knowles (Pitreavie AAC) Paul Allan, Stephen Johnston (Kilbarchan AAC) Ricky Miell, Ewan Purves (Edinburgh AC) Henry Gray
100m: Alyson Bell (Giffnock North) Billy Glasgow
200m: Lois Garland (Perth Strathtay Harriers) Alan Erikson
400m: Rebecca Grieve (Pitreavie AAC) Francis Smith
800m: Sarah Coutts (Fife AC) Steve Doig
1500m: Louisa Brown (Garscube Harriers)
5000m: Megan Keith (Inverness Harriers) Ross Cairns
100m H: Nicole Proudfoot (Kilbarchan AAC) Colin Sinclair
400m H: Rachel Callan (Giffnock North) Jackie Alexander
High Jump: Rosie Sharples (Falkirk Victoria Harriers) Bryan Roy
Long Jump: Molly Reville (Edinburgh AC) Linda Nicholson
Triple Jump: Libby White (Ayr Seaforth) David Watson
Discus: Kiera Maxwell (VP-Glasgow) Gordon Innes
Hammer: Rachel MacLennan (Inverness Harriers) Duncan Flockhart
Javelin: Katie Burr (VP-Glasgow) Joe Frost
Shot Putt: Teddy Tchoudja (Shettleston Harriers) John Scott
4x100m Relay: Garland and Freya Cowan (Giffnock North) Ryan McAllister, Sarah Duff (Pitreavie AAC) Francis Smith, Layla Zuill (Fife AC) Francis Smith
4x400m Relay: Grieve, Callan and Katie Johnson (Edinburgh AC), Sofia Vidak (Falkirk Victoria Harriers) Norrie Hay