Scotland team for DNA Athletics in Glasgow – tickets still on sale

Friday 28th January 2022

Photo by Bobby Gavin 

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Olympic medallist Laura Muir leads the Scotland selection for the DNA Athletics event at the Emirates Arena.

Tickets are selling fast for the innovative event organised by European Athletics for Saturday 5 February in Glasgow.

Scotland will take on five other nations – England, Wales, Ireland, Spain and Portugal – for the right to be named DNA Champions for 2022.

And we’re delighted today to name 18 athletes selected to represent Scotland with some great back stories therein and vest debuts for a number of athletes.


60m: Allan Hamilton (John Scott, Edinburgh AC)

60m Hurdles: Scott Connal (Colin Sinclair, Kilbarchan AAC)

High Jump: Will Grimsey (Graham Ravenscroft, Woodford Green and Essex Ladies)

Shot Putt: Craig Charlton (Woodford Green and Essex Ladies)

Mixed 4 x 400m Relay: Krishawn Aiken (Chris Baillie, Kilbarchan AAC) and Kyle Alexander (Giffnock North AC)

Mixed 2 x 200m Relay: Murray Fotheringham (Colin Sinclair, Giffnock North AC)

The Hunt: Ben Greenwood 600m (Carol Sharp, Perth Strathtay Harriers); Dean Patterson 200m (Norrie Hay/David Watson Glasgow School of Sport)


60m: Alisha Rees (Leon Baptiste, Edinburgh AC)

60m Hurdles: Heather Paton (Benke Blomqvist, Birchfield Harriers)

800m: Laura Muir (Andy Young, Dundee Hawkhill Harriers)

Long Jump: Emma Canning (Edinburgh AC)

Mixed 4 x 400m: Rebecca Grieve (Francis Smith, Pitreavie AAC) and Carys McAulay (Trafford AC)

Mixed 2 x 200m: Kathryn Christie (Ryan Oswald, Edinburgh AC)

The Hunt: Jenny Selman 800m (Fife AC); Jill Cherry 400m (Allan Scott, VP-Glasgow)

We send our warm congratulations to all these athletes and their coaches and the clubs who helped develop them in the sport over a number of years.


6 Teams: Mixed men & women, up to 18 athletes in each team, focus on team tactics and strategy

2 Hours: Fast paced sequence of events, only one event at a time

11 events: Focus on run, jump & throw, traditional & new formats presented in a new way

Easy scoring: Everything counts, 2 to 12 points for each event – 12 points 1st place to 2 points 6th place

Winner: The last event (the Hunt) will decide the winning team

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Saturday 5 February 2022: 10.30am- 12noon scottishathletics DNA Kids


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