Five Podium Positions for TEL at SAIL

The Scottish Athletics Indoor League Finals took place at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Saturday.  With over 40 teams taking part over three matches throughout the winter, only the top six teams per age group made it through to the Finals.

Team East Lothian had four teams qualify for the finals and secured three podium positions, competing in both track and field events including 60m; 60 hurdles; 200m; 300m; 600m; 800m, Long jump; High jump and Shot put.

Taking an impressive Gold podium position were the youngsters from Musselburgh and District Athletics Club – Howie Allison, Max Rickis and Donald Ross who represented Team East Lothian in the U11 Boy’s Team Competition.

Claiming a Bronze medal for Team East Lothian in the U17 Women’s Team were Elosie Gray; Grace Brennan; Flora Henry; Laura Buchan; Lucy Brand and Joanne Welch.

Also securing a Bronze medal were the Team East Lothian U20 Men’s squad of Lewis Goodall; Cameron Smith; Joe Donnelly and James Fraser, despite having reduced numbers.

The U15 Boys’ Team of Euan Grierson; Andrew Gilbert, Aidan Page; Joe Younger and Jamie Smith missed out on a podium position coming fifth.

The event also played host to a relay competition with the Bronze podium positions going to the U11 Boy’s team of Howie Allison, Max Rickis, Donald Ross and Ross Dargo from Musselburgh and District Athletics club representing TEL and the TEL U20 Men’s team of Lewis Goodall, Cameron Smith, James Fraser and Chris Stewart.