Scottish Young Athletes League Division 1 Match 1
The first meeting of the SYAL was
held at Grangemouth on Sunday 4th May 2010 with
VP-Glasgow convening the meeting. There were several
excellent performances with Male and Female Athletes
of the Match both awarded to VP-Glasgow athletes
namely Andrea Gaffney and Chris Barnes who turned in
excellent Grade 1 performances. Well done to them
both. We are presently 4th with a score of 438 points
with Ayrshire Harriers lying in 3rd with 459.5 points
and Shettleston 5th with 434 points. All notable
performances are listed below.
Andrew Lynch was 2nd in the U13B
75m Hurdles with a time of 16.11s. Gillian Black
was 1st in the U13G 1200m with a time of 4.05.35s
The U15 age group had a
particularly impressive day with the following
Russell Findlay was 3rd in the U15B
100m and 2nd in the 200m with times of 12.70s and
Lewis Boyle was 1st in the U15B
1500m with a time of 4.19.50s (Grade 1). Jamie
Robinson was 2nd in the U15B 400m with a time of
57.49s (Grade 4).
Marc Rooney was 3rd in the U15B
800m with a time of 2.13.24s (Grade 3). Steven
Thistleton was 1st in the U15B Long Jump with a
distance of 5.10m (Grade 4).
John Barnes was 2nd in the U15B
Shot Putt with a distance of 10.12m (Grade 4).
The U15B 4 x 100m Relay team
consisting of Russell Findlay, James Couper, Jamie
Robinson and Patrick Bowman were 3rd in a time of
Mhairi Patience was 1st in the U15G
100m with a time of 12.83 (Grade 2). Mhairi was
also 1st in the 75m Hurdles with a time of
12.41s (Grade 3).
Paige Dickson was 3rd in the U15G
200m with a time of 27.84s (Grade 4).
Eilidh McEvilly was 1st in the U15G
Discus with a distance of 22.13m (Grade 3) before
unfortunately having to withdraw from her other events
due to injury.
John Mulhern was 1st A and John
McCall 1st B in the U17M 100m Hurdles with times of
14.40s (Grade 3) and 14.80s (Grade 4) respectively.
John Mulhern was also 1st in the U17M 400m Hurdles
with a time of 58.03s (Grade 2).
Max Aitchison was 3rd in both the
U17m 400m and 800m with times of 55.17s and 2.02.46s
(Grade 3) respectively.
Chris Barnes was 1st in both the
U17M Discus and Shot Putt with distances of 44.67m
(Grade 1) and 14.12m (Grade 1) respectively gaining
him the award of Male Athlete of the Match.
The U17M 4 x 100m Relay team
consisting of Marcos McCurley, John McCall, Chris
Tabor and John Mulhern was 3rd in a time of 47.30s.
Deborah Hannah was 3rd in the U17W
1500m with a time of 4.54.28s (Grade 4).
Andrea Gaffney was 1st in the U17W
Long Jump with a distance of 5.69m (Grade 1) which
gained her the Female Athlete of the Match award.
The full results are
available at this link.