Follow the Scots in Amsterdam

Wednesday 6th July 2016

Blog post with Rodger Harkins

The European Athletics Championships are upon us again with a big Scottish presence in Amsterdam with Team GB and NI.

Director of Coaching Rodger Harkins has headed over to Holland to assess and support the 10 athletes set to feature over the next five days.

There is Eurosport TV coverage of the Amsterdam event and British Athletics will be keeping up to date on performances via their Twitter feed.

Here’s a guide to when the Scots will compete with potential finals listed as well as initial heat for a few of the athletes. The times given are British time.

*Thursday 7 July:

5.20pm: Men’s 1500m Jake Wightman

*Friday 8 July:

11.30am: Men’s Hammer qualifying –  Mark Dry, Chris Bennett

12.30pm: Women’s 3000m Steeplechase heats – Lennie Waite

*Saturday 9 July:

8.05pm: Women’s 5000m final – Steph Twell, Eilish McColgan, Laura Whittle

8.50pm: Men’s 1500m final – Jake Wightman

*Sunday 10 July:

8.50am: Men’s Half Marathon – Callum Hawkins, Tsegai Tewelde

4.10pm: Men’s Hammer final – Chris Bennett

5.40pm:  Women’s 4 x 400m final – Eilidh Doyle


(Derek Hawkins and Susan Partridge were initially selected at half marathon but withdrew)


Tags: Amsterdam, British Athletics, Euro Champs, Rodger Harkins

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