Loughborough-bound! Good Luck to our Scotland team for International match

Friday 19th May 2023

Scotland team announced for 2023 Loughborough International 

Scotland compete at the Loughborough International once again this weekend as the event celebrates its 65th anniversary.

scottishathletics confirmed our team selection earlier this week for Sunday’s event at the Paula Radcliffe Stadium.

Scotland are up against five other teams in the event with opposition from England, Wales, GB and NI U20s, the hosts Loughborough University and a select from the National Athletics League.

We send our best wishes and good luck to all athletes competing for Scotland – and, indeed, to all other Scots due to compete at Loughborough – and to their families, coaches and clubs.

The selection is listed below and now we are pleased to confirm our Team Staff for the weekend.

Team Manager: Julie Mollison

Head Coach: Mark Pollard

Sprints: Allan Scott and Chris Baillie

Jumps: Allan Hamilton

Endurance: Nichola Crawford

Throws: Alison Grey

Physiotherapist: Iain McEwan

Thank you to the volunteers involved in our Team Staff for your commitment to the sport and to the Loughborough International 2023.

Loughborough Uni Sport website preview

Action from the 2022 event with Grant Plenderleith racing for Scotland and Greg Kelly for Loughborough Uni (photo by Bobby Gavin)

Scotland Men

100m, 200m – Krishawn Aiken; 400m – Kyle Alexander; 800m – Kane Elliott; Mile – Jamie MacKinnon; 3000m – Conan Harper; 110m Hurdles – Adam Hoole; 400m Hurdles – Jack Lawrie; 3000m Steeplechase – Michael Cameron

Long Jump – Alessandro Schenini; High Jump – Will Grimsey; Triple Jump – Bera Ajala; Pole Vault – Reuben Nairne; Javelin – Greg Millar; Discus – Nick Percy

4x100m Relay – Aiken, Ethan Pottie, Finlay Waugh, Cian O’Donnell, Adam Thomas

4x400m Relay – Alexander, Lawrie, Murray Fotheringham, Greg Kelly, Max Leslie

Para selections

100m, 400m – Alexander Thomson; 1500m Steven Bryce

Scotland Women

100m – Alyson Bell; 200m – Lois Garland; 400m – Carys McAulay; 800m – Hannah Cameron; 3000m – Megan Davies; 100m Hurdles – Jane Davidson; 400m Hurdles – Emily Craig

High Jump – Jenna Hilditch; Triple Jump – Libby White; Hammer – Angela McAuslan-Kelly; Javelin – Dawn Russell; Shot – Teddy Tchoudja; Discus – Kirsty Law

4x100m Relay – Alisha Rees, Rebecca Matheson, Lois Garland, Georgina Adam, Sarah Malone

4x400m Relay – Carys McAulay, Hannah Cameron, Sofia Vidak, Jill Cherry, Rachel Callan

Para selections

100m – Maria Lyle

Angela and Dean picked for GB and NI U20s for Loughborough

Our team features a number of Commonwealth Games 2022 athletes and GB and NI age group internationals as well as a younger element, for whom we expect the weekend to deliver a significant learning experience.

As always on these occasions, it is important to stress being picked for Scotland is a big honour and in almost every single case the result of many years of hard work in the sport.

*Note the nature of the event is such that, as well as guest places, Scottish athletes can also be selected for Loughborough, GB and NI and the National Athletics League.

*We’re delighted to name Alexander Thomson, Steven Bryce and Maria Lyle for Para events at Loughborough as part of the Scotland selection for the first time.

*We will update on the team staff for Scotland at the Loughborough International later in the week.


Tags: Loughborough International, Loughborough International 2023

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