Press Release, Tues 5 Apr 2016

Andrew MacAngus was the star for Kilbarchan Athletic Club at the National Junior Road Race Championships at Greenock at the weekend.

The 15 year old from Houston, who is emerging as one of Scotland’s brightest prospects, won the under 15 boys National Road Race title, time 13 minutes 30 seconds and with good support from Craig Kennedy 6th, Cameron Wright 9th and Cameron Corrigan 11th , Kilbarchan were clear winners of the team title.

Iona Miller, one of Scotlands top young triathletes, had a fine run to finish 3rd in the under 17 girls race. with Kilbarchan clubmate Holly Thomson in 9th place. Also top ten was Lewis Hannigan, 7th in the under 13 boys race.

Scottish Universities and Colleges Track and Field Championships were staged at Aberdeen last weekend and KIlbarchan club field eventers, made a good start to their summer season.
Multieventer Andrew Murphy had a busy and successful day. He won the Pole Vault clearing 4.20metres, was 2nd in the 110m Hurdles ( 15.95s), was also 2nd in the High Jump (1.85m) and 3rd in the Javelin (47.07m).
Sam O’Kane was also busy, winning the Shot 12.41m and the Discus 37.62m and was also 2nd in the Hammer (36.09m) while Remi Cadeaux won the Javelin, throwing 62.17m.
The lady hammer throwers were on form with Heather Fawcett winning with a 37.56m throw and Mia Shepherd taking 3rd place with 35.07m.
Krishawn Aiken was another winner, leading home in the 400mm in 50.22s.

Arthur Smith


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