Team staff named as Scotland U20 athletes prepare for Wales

Thursday 24th August 2023

Scotland team named for U20 Welsh International

Scotland are headed for Wales this weekend compete in the U20 track and field international

It’s the 2023 Welsh International U20 match and the venue is the Cardiff International Sports Campus.

Scotland U20s will compete against their U20 Welsh hosts, England U18s, England U20, Channel Islands, Northern Ireland U20 and Welsh Schools.

We are delighted to name the staff appointed for Cardiff with a big thank you to these volunteer coaches helping our with these promising young athletes.

Mark Pollard, our Head of Performance, is Team Leader for the weekend with Leslie Roy, Convenor of our Track and Field Commission, in a Team Manager role.

Endurance: Lynne MacDougall; Janice Hendrie

Sprints: Allan Scott; Chris Baillie

Jumps: Alan Forbes

Throws: John Costello; Duncan Flockhart


We send our good luck messages to the full team and their families and individual coaches, with congratulations on selection. There’s a reminder of the team below.

Scotland Women


100m – Sophie Thomas (Dunfermline) ; 200m – Tehillah Okonkwo (Law and District AAC); 400m – Abbi MacLeod; 800m – Holly Ovens; 1500m – Hannah Ryding (Giffnock North); 3000m – Amy Teasdale (Kilbarchan AAC); 2000m Steeplechase – Ruth Walsh (Giffnock North); 400m Hurdles – Anastasia Cotorobai (Pitreavie AAC); 100m Hurdles – Maya Stewart (Worcester)


High Jump – Zoe Loughrey (VP-Glasgow); Long Jump – Darcie Black Dunfermline); Triple Jump – Matilda Brockley (Annan and District); Discus – Meghan Porterfield (VP-Glasgow); Hammer, Javelin – Dawn Russell (Kilbarchan AAC); Shot Put – Amy Kennedy (Cumbernauld AAC)

4 x 100m

Thomas, Okonkwo, Marvellous Igbinidu (Inverness Harriers), Sophie Wallwork (Dundee Hawkhill Harriers)

Scotland Men


100m – Rory Voss (Pitreavie AAC); 200m – Dean Patterson (Glasgow School of Sport); 400m – Omar Bajo (Edinburgh AC); 800m – Jamie Phillips (Kilmarnock Harriers); 1500m – Andrew Thomson (Fife AC/Edinburgh Uni); 3000m – Finlay Ross-Davie (Garscube Harriers); 2000m Steeplechase – Oliver Patton (Kilbarchan AAC); 400m Hurdles – Ben Heron (North Ayrshire AC)


High Jump – Cameron Forbes (Edinburgh AC); Long Jump, Triple Jump – Louis Whyte (Moorfoot Runners); Discus, Shot Put – Logan Mitchell (Kilmarnock Harriers) ; Hammer – Callum Hendry (VP-Glasgow); Javelin – Scott Hopper (Kilbarchan AAC)

4×100 Relay

Voss, Paterson, Euan Cunningham (Falkirk Victoria Harriers), Rory Brogan (Edinburgh AC) 

4 x 400 Mixed Relay

Bajo, Heron, Abbi MacLeod (Falkirk Victoria Harriers), Holly Ovens (Fife AC)




Tags: Cardiff, U20 Welsh International, Wales

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