Six picked for International Youth Cup

Thursday 22nd May 2014

Scotland's Junior Home International Hill Running squad

Six Scottish teenagers will head for Italy next month for the World Mountain Running Association’s
International Youth Cup.

Scotland will have teams of three of 16 and 17-year-old athletes for an event which takes place against the spectacular backdrop of Arco di Trento.

Selections were confirmed following the Scottish Junior Hill Running Championships at Ben Lomond last weekend with those born in 1998 and 1997 eligible for the International Youth Cup on June 29.

Logan Rees and Alexander Chepelin raced in the event in France a year ago and took silver and bronze in the Scottish U20 category at Ben Lomond.

Scotland Boys:

  • Logan Rees (Fife AC)
  • Alexander Chepelin (Aberdeen AAC)
  • Craig Jardine (Victoria Park-Glasgow)

Scotland Girls:

  • Jennifer Ricketts (Deeside Runners)
  • Annabel Simpson (Fife AC)
  • Ailsa Cruickshanks (Fife AC).

Check out more details on the race in Italy here:

Tags: Ailsa Cruickshanks, Alexander Chepelin, Annabel Simpson, Craig Jardine, hill running, International Youth Cup, Jennifer Ricketts, Logan Rees, mountain running

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