Reekie sets massive 1500m PB in Birmingham

After double U20 age group championships Gold medals Jemma Reekie was in sparkling form at the World Championships Trials at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.

Recent selection for the European U20 Championships has buoyed Jemma who qualified for Sunday’s final with a new PB of 4:14.27 for 4th in the heats on Saturday afternoon.

Going into Sunday’s final the field was stacked with the likes of Laura Weightman and Jessica Judd leading the way. Jemma ran superbly well digging deep to finish 7th and taking another 2 seconds off her PB with a 4:12.28 which has her 2nd on the Scottish all-time list at U20 age group.

Also an overall Kilbarchan club record, quicker than Claire Gibson’s senior 4:13.56 record set at Scotstoun BMC meeting back in August 2012.

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