Club Relay Record at BUCS; Ben T20 1500m European Record

Thursday 2nd March 2023

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A strong Scottish cohort of students competed at the BUCS Indoors event last weekend – and there were some fine performances.

Pride of place should go to Women’s 4x200m Relay champions as a team from Strathclyde Uni came up with 1:40.40 performance which is a new Scottish Club Record.

Congratulations to Rachel Callan, Kelsey Stewart, Emma Barclay, Erin Campbell and their coaches.

There was gold in the Men’s long jump for Calum Henderson with 7.30m and silver in the high jump for Claire McGarvey with 1.75m. Ewan Bradley was another field medallist, taking bronze in the pole vault with 4.83m.

On the track there were a couple of fine performances in an all-time context: Alyson Bell took bronze in the 60m with 7.38 to move sixth on the Scottish lists and Jane Davidson is now seventh all-time for 60m Hurdles with 8.45.

Stefanie Tucker took a silver in the 3000m with 9:31.70 and Stewart Greenhalgh a bronze in the 200m with21.91.


Scottish Para athletes have been in Dubai recently and competed at the World Athletics Para Grand Prix event with real success.

Fife AC athlete Ben Sandilands won the T20 1500m in 3:54.19 to post a new European Record for the classification.

Congratulations to Ben, his family and coach Steve Doig.

Fife AC’s Owen Miller was in that race and finished second in T20 in  4:00.24.

Team East Lothian’s Maria Lyle took a silver medal in the T35 200m in Dubai.

In fact, there were a number of podium positions for the small team of Scots. Full results are:

T53 800m Samantha Kinghorn 2nd ; T53 100m Samantha Kinghorn 1st 

T53 400m Samantha Kinghorn 2nd

T54 800m Melanie Woods 6th  T54 100m Melanie Woods 8th T54 400m Melanie Woods 5th

T53/54 1500m Samantha Kinghorn 2nd T53/54 1500m Melanie Woods 9th

T35 200m Maria Lyle 2nd T35 100m Maria Lyle 3rd

T20 1500m Ben Sandilands 1stT20 1500m Owen Miller 2nd

Tags: Ben Sandilands, BUCS, Emma Barclay, Erin Campbell, Kelsey Stewart, Maria Lyle, Owen Miller, Rachel Callan

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