Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Multi Event Champs

The Scottish Indoor Multi Event Championships were held over the weekend of the 16th and 17th of February at the Emirates Arena.

Katie Burr was 1st in the U17 Pentathlon with 3480 points.  Her best performance was in the 60m hurdles which she finished in 9.07s.  Still in her first year of this age group, it’s looking very positive.

Kyle McAulay was 2nd in the U17 Heptathlon with 4569 points. His best event was the 60m hurdles where he recorded a time of 8.60s.

It was also very positive to see 7 Victoria Park girls competing in the U13 pentathlon.  Zoe Douglas was 7th out of 36 taking part.

Great effort from everyone.

Age group Indoor Champs - Day 1 and 2

The second day of the age group championships brought more medals to Victoria Park Athletes.

Under 13 athletes were competing alongside their club-mates in the U15 and U20 age group.

Lucy Carr was 3rd in the U13 Hurdles with a time of 10.08s.

Zoe Douglas was 2nd in the U13 Long Jump with a distance of 4.48m.

Jenna Hilditch was 2nd in the U15 60m Hurdles with a time of 9.53s.

Connor McNally was 1st in the U15 High Jump with a height of 1.78m.

Holly Kirkwood was 2nd in the U15 Triple Jump with a distance of 10.58m and was 3rd in the U15 Long Jump with a distance of 5.25m.

Meghan Porterfield was 1st in the U15 Shot Put with a distance of 11.32m.

Evie Greig was 1st in the U15 High Jump with a height of 1.63m and 1st in the U15 200m with a time of 25.42s.

Abbey Orr was 2nd the U20 High Jump with a height of 1.63m.

Lauren Greig was 3rd in the U20 60m in a time of 7.88s.

Gavin Wilson was 2nd in the U20 High Jump with a height of 1.93m.

Adam Orr was 3rd in the Pole Vault with a height of 3.58m.

The full results can be found at this link.

Another great day of competition.

Senior & U17 Indoor Championships

Victoria Park athletes were in action at the Senior and U17 indoor championships at the Emirates Arena on Saturday the 26th of January.  Our seniors were particularly successful while many of our U17’s acquitted themselves well by narrowly missing out on medals while in the 1st year of their age group.

The medallists are listed below.

 

Seniors

Mhairi Patience was 1st in the 400m with a time of 56.85s.

Philippa Millage was 1st in the 800m with a time of 2:07.15 ahead of her training partner Mhairi Hendry who finished 3rd in a time of 2:09.02.

Allan Ramsay was 3rd in the 800m with a time of 1:55.89.

Kade Thomas was 3rd in the 200m with a time of 22.52s.

Chloe Lambert was 3rd in the 200m with a time of 24.56s.

Hannah Lawler was 1st in the Pole Vault with a height of 3.63m.

Jax Thoirs was 1st in the Pole Vault with a height of 4.91m.

Lewis McGuire was 1st in the high jump with a height of 2.08m ahead of his club-mate Gavin Wilson who was 3rd with a height of 1.83m.

Mhairi Porterfield was 1st in the shot put with a distance of 13.28m.

 

U17’s

Kyle Mcaulay had a fantastic day, he was 2nd in the U17 Hurdles with a time of 8.50s, 2nd in the high jump with a height of 1.78m and 2nd in the long jump with a distance of 6.81m.

Morgan MacDougal was 2nd in the Pole Vault with a height of 2.68m.

Ellie Davidson was 1st in the high jump with a height of 1.68m just ahead of her club-mate Abbey Orr who was 2nd with the same height on countback.

 

Well done to all of our athletes, another great effort.

 

 

SDS Senior Championships

The SDS Senior Track and Field Championships were held at Grangemouth Stadium on Wednesday 12th September.  Apart from one very heavy “shower” of rain, the weather was quite kind and everyone had dried out by the time we got on the bus to return home!  11 VP-Glasgow athletes took part and there were many medals won and PBs achieved.  Well done to all athletes who competed.  Performances of note are listed below.

Michael Baillie won Gold in the 200m with a time of 29.00s (PB) and Bronze in the Soft Ball with a throw of 15.07m (PB).

Fraser Brash won Gold as part of the “B” 4 x 100m Relay team.

Steven Bryce won Gold in the 800m with a time of 2:03.9s which Is a new T20 Scottish Record.  He also achieved a PB in the 200m with a time of 26.45s.

Darren Carruthers won Bronze in the 800m with a time of 2:30.32s, achieved a PB in the Javelin with a throw of 19.49m and won Gold as part of the 4 x 400m Relay team.

Alasdair Larter won Bronze in the 400m with a time of 67.39 (PB) and Gold as part of the 4 x 400m Relay team.

Andrew Larter won Gold in the 200m with a time of 27.44s, Gold in the Long Jump with a distance of 5.04m and Gold as part of the “A” 4 x 100m Relay team (T20 Championship Record).

Sean McCormick won Gold in the 200m with a time of 23.84s, Gold in the Shot Putt with a throw of 10.36m, Gold as part of the “A” 4 x 100m Relay team (T20 Championship Record) and achieved a PB in the 100m with a time of 11.65s.

Rodrigo McEwan won Silver in the 200m with a time of 30.47s and Gold as part of the “B” 4 x 100m Relay team.

David Mott won Gold as part of the “B” 4 x 100m Relay team and achieved a PB in the 200m with a time of 27.89s.

Gavin Roberts won Gold as part of the “A” 4 x 100m Relay team (T20 Championship Record).

Lauren Gallagher won Gold in the RR 100m with a time of 26.88s, Gold in the RR 200m with a time of 52.88s and Gold in the RR 800m with a time of 4:18.60s.

 

Linda Innes