UK Young Athletes League Final

UK Young Athletes League Final – Manchester, 7 September 2008

 Congratulations to all the Edinburgh AC athletes who competed in the national final of the UK Young Athletes League. Since combined scoring (boys and girls) started in 2004, no Scottish team has finished higher than 8th.
Edinburgh were 4th with well over a 100 points more than previous performances. It was a fantastic team performance.

 Match Result
1          Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow        826.5
2          Blackheath & Bromley                           750
3          Sale Harriers Manchester                      729
4          Edinburgh AC                                       676.5
5          Liverpool Harriers                                 619
7          Tonbridge                                             595.5
8          Notts AC                                               479.5

 ‘A’ string winners for Edinburgh were:

Allan Hamilton              Triple Jump U17           13.76
Ben Robbins                  200m U13                     27.18
Emily Dudgeon              800m U17                    2.13.8 (SYAL record)
Beth Valente                   Javelin U15                  28.48
4 x 100m                       U15                             45.25 (SYAL record)
(Calvin Girvan, Tom Holligan, Kieran Kivlin , Cameron Goodall)  

The Under 17 Men’s 4 x 100m relay team (Corey Hastings, Allan Hamilton, Jordan Newport and Toby Harris) also equalled the SYAL record with a time of 44.74s.

Thanks to all coaches, team managers and parents who came down to help out and support.
(Keith Ridley)

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