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Winning Students Update Summer 2018

Martin Campbell (l) and Patrick MacHugh (r) have announced their retirement. 31 August 2018

With the inaugural multi-sport European Championships taking place in Glasgow and Berlin, World Championships and national selection processes, it’s been a busy, and successful, summer for our Winning Students athletes.

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VIDEO: Arlett aiming for the big time after completing degree

Maddie Arlett recently completed her Masters degree at University of Edinburgh. 15 August 2018

GB and University of Edinburgh rower, Maddie Arlett, has recently completed her MSc in Strength and Conditioning and now hopes to go full-time in her sport. She spoke to us about the flexibility and funding that helped her balance studying with international sport.

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Armstrong back on top of the world

Josh Armstrong has now won World rowing gold at junior and U23 levels. 30 July 2018

University of Edinburgh scholar, Josh Armstrong, has become World Champion for the second time, in the process of helping Great Britain record its best ever World Rowing Under 23 Championships performance in Poznan, Poland.

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Gibson to go pro as Winning Students journey comes to an end

Eilidh spoke to us about her meteoric rise from ambitious junior to senior World 6 June 2018

After four years as one of Scotland's leading student athletes, University of Edinburgh scholar and Team GB canoeist, Eilidh Gibson, is at the end of her academic career and will now become a full-time athlete at British Canoeing's National Performance Centre at Lee Valley.

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VIDEO: Scott reflects on record Gold Coast Games

21 May 2018

Video: University of Stirling swimming scholar, Duncan Scott, won six medals at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, becoming the most decorated Scot ever at as single Games. He spoke to Winning Students about his journey from learning to swim to becoming a World and Commonwealth champion.

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Winning Students Update Spring 2018

Bruce Mouat, skipped Scotland to bronze at the Curling World Championships. 7 May 2018

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games was the primary focus for a lot of our athletes this Spring, with the group contributing a host of strong performances for their respective countries, but there was plenty of other action going on elsewhere for those not out in Australia.

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