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National U17/Senior Championship Highlights

Last weekend, 16 Livingston athletes were in action at Grangemouth Stadium for the Scottish National U17 and Senior Championships.

On Saturday, in the U17W high jump, Tia Henry and Eve Allison both cleared 1.51m with Tia awarded the silver medal on a countback and Eve getting bronze.

Fraser Steele progressed through the heats, semis and finals of the U17M 100m to finish 6th with a new personal best.

Shawn Wright, Iona McDonald and Rebecca Calder all qualified for their 300m/400m finals on Sunday.

There was also new personal bests for Katie Craig (U17W 800m), Rebecca Calder (U17W 300m) and Ricky Arthurs (U17M 100m).

On Sunday, Shawn Wright and Ewan Ballantyne won their first National Senior medals with Shawn getting bronze in the 400m, and Ewan getting bronze in the high jump.

In the U17W 300m final, Iona McDonald was 4th with a new PB and club record of 40.84, with Rebecca Calder 5th also in a new PB of 41.96.

There was also PBs for Matthew Boules (U17M high jump) and Ricky Arthurs (U17M 200m).

Fantastic results over the weekend, well done to all the athletes!

Thanks also to all the officials, coaches and parents for their work and support.

Silver Medallists

Tia Henry, U17W, High Jump, 1.51m

Bronze Medallists

Eve Allison, U17W, High Jump, 1.51m
Shawn Wright, SM, 400m, 48.68
Ewan Ballantyne, SM, High Jump, 1.71m

Improved Personal Bests

U17 Women
Tia Henry, 80m Hurdles, 12.32 (w)
Iona McDonald, 300m, 40.84
Rebecca Calder, 300m, 41.96
Katie Craig, 800m, 2:26.45

U17 Men
Fraser Steele, 100m, 11.53 (w)
Richard Arthurs, 100m, 11.92 (w)
Richard Arthurs, 200m, 24.15
Matthew Boules, High Jump, 1.79m

Senior Women
Sharon Grierson, Shot Putt, 6.95m

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Posted on Friday 1 September 2017

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