Vote Reekie! Jemma short-listed for European Athlete of the Month

Friday 13th March 2020

Photo by Bobby Gavin

BBC Scotland interview

Jemma Reekie has been short-listed by European Athletics for their Women’s Athlete of the Month award.

The 22-year-old Scot, double European U23 champion last summer over 800m and 1500m, has had a superb few weeks in a stellar indoor season.

Jemma broke no fewer than three British Records during that period as she smashed the 800m mark in a special race at the Emirates Arena and then took down the 1500m and one mile marks at the Millrose Games in New York.

Now the Kilbarchan AAC athlete is listed for the European Athletics monthly award and votes can be submitted via their social media channels.

If doing so on Twitter, please like or ReTweet the original tweet on the European Athletics feed and similarly on Facebook.

Voting closes at midday on Tuesday 17 March

Jemma has also been talking to BBC Scotland about her 2020 ambitions.

BBC Scotland interview

Her February also included a superb 1500m win in the Muller GP at the Emirates Arena on a day when she spoke to scottishathletics about how hard work has helped propel her career.

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