More medals for local athletes in Glasgow

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THE BANK of Scotland age group championships took place at Kelvin Hall over the weekend.

Several members of Arbroath and District Athletic Club took part with Michael Downie and Jack Garrigan winning gold and Becky Dunphy securing a silver medal having led the 800m right to the last 20 metres.

ADAC results were:

Under-17, women, Ellen Robertson, triple jump – 10.00 (pb); high jump – 1.40: Shona Townsend, long jump – 3.96; 300m – 47.90 (pb): men, Jack Garrigan, high jump – gold, 1.80; long jump – 5.44: Damien Murray, shot putt – 11.40.

Under-20, women, Becky Dunphy, 800m – silver, 2.27.63: men, Michael Downie, shot-putt – gold, 15.52 (pb).

The final event within the Castles cross-country season took place recently at Balgownie. Following an excellent series, Arbroath and District athlete Ellen Robertson secured overall second place and Matthew Chisholm was third overall in their respective age groups.

Club results are:

Under-11, girls, one mile – S. Chisholm, 7.41; M. McColl, 7.52; C. Townsend, 9.43; C. Robb, 9.58.

Under-13, girls, two miles – A. Robertson, 15.27; H. Robb, 18.15; A. Townsend, 18.16.

Under-15, girls, two miles – E. Robertson, 13.44; S. Townsend, 16.04: boys, three miles – R. Croall, 21.57; H. Sutherland, 23.28.

Under-17, men, three miles – J. Young, 22.46.

Senior Women, three miles – S. Connolly, 23.52: men, three miles – M. Shepherd, 26.13; six miles – C. Morrison, 49.37; M. Chisholm, 51.29.

The Club cross-country championships take place on Sunday at Crombie Park. All club members from eight years to seniors should take part.

Parent helpers are required to ensure the smooth running of this event and to support issues of health and safety. Helpers and athletes should be at Crombie for 9.30 a.m. Club registration will take place at this event and hot food will be served.