Round-up from Sheffield, Scottish Student Champs, Spring Throws

Monday 13th February 2023

Dean Patterson on his way to U20 Men’s 200m gold at the England Athletics Age Groups (photo by Mark Shearman)

Sheffield Results on summary

Scottish athletes headed for Sheffield for the England Athletics Age Group Champs and there were a number of good performances.

In medal terms, the cohort’s tally reached eight with three golds, three silvers and two bronze across U20, U17 and U15 events.

It’s a big commitment by athletes, their families and coaches to compete at this event during a busy Indoor Season so well done to all who made the trip to Sheffield.

Dean Patterson won the U20 200m gold with a run of 21.35 and the Glasgow School of Sport athlete expected to compete this weekend at the Senior British Champs.

The other two golds were at U15 level via Callum Dick (Giffnock North) in the 800m and Holly Whittaker (Elgin AAC) in the 60m Hurdles.

Holly’s 8.97 seconds performance is a new Scottish U15 Record – Congratulations!

Taking silver medals were Millie McClelland Brooks (Glasgow School of Sport) in the U17 Women’s 1500m; Oliver Patton (Kilbarchan AAC) in the U17 Men’s 1500m; and Libby White (Ayr Seaforth) in the U20 Women’s Triple Jump.

Taking bronze medals were Caleb McLeod (Pitreavie AAC) in the U20 Men’s 800m and Freya Murdoch (Stockport) in the U17 Women’s 1500m.

England Athletics website report (Sunday)

England Athletics website report (Saturday)

Millie McClelland Brooks and Freya Murdoch (No 591) on their way to medals in Sheffield (photo by Mark Shearman)


Student Champs – Results

The Scottish Student Sport champs took place at the Emirates Arena on Saturday with a good turnout from university and college athletes.

Once again our Officials excelled themselves with their commitment to the sport to ensure a smooth event

Result details are available via the link above and there’s an album of photos from Bobby Gavin on our Facebook page.

Bobby Gavin photos from Saturday’s event


Results via Open Track

Our Spring Throws Meet at Grangemouth marked the first outdoor track and field event of 2023.

There was a good turnout of athletes for all the long throws and thanks are extended to all who competed as well as our dedicated team of Officials.

The highlight performances came in the hammer with PB performances from the 4J National Athletics Academy duo  Angela McAuslan-Kelly and Callum Hendry.

Angela, of Aberdeen AAC, threw out to 57.24m and VP-Glasgow athlete Callum reached 56.89m. Both are U20 athletes. At U17 level, there was a first time over 50m for Inverness Harriers athlete Rory Stainsby with 50.93m.


Tags: Emirates Arena, England Athletics Age Groups, Scottish Student Sport Champs, Sheffield, Spring Throws Meet

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