World and European Championships and selection for the Winter Olympics and World University Summer Games are just some of the highlights for our Winning Students athletes this summer.
Recent University of the West of Scotland graduate, Lee Morton, believes Scotland has its best chance yet on getting into European hockey’s top division as Glasgow hosts the men’s EuroHockey II Championship this week (Pic by Duncan Gray).
Following a number of wins and a last 32 finish at the British Amateur Championships, University of Stirling golfer, Chris Maclean, is in a rich vein of form ahead of the Scottish Amateur Championships.
Paralympic trike racer and Open University in Scotland student, Hannah Dines, spoke to us about the challenges she has faced since her Rio adventure and the development of a new training structure.
Edinburgh Napier University student, Rachel McLauchlan, is the second youngest player in the Scotland squad at the Women's Euro 2017 finals and spoke to us about being part of the team's first ever appearance at a major championship.
The 2018 Gold Coast Games might be ten months away but Heriot-Watt University Electrical Engineering student Seonaid McIntosh has already met the event qualifying standard and spoke to us about the changes that have seen her performances reach a new level so far this year.
More success for Winning Students athletes in this month’s update with scholars enjoying European titles, domestic records and international honours across numerous sports.
Here are some of the latest highlights…
Two-times rowing World Champion, Gavin Horsburgh, has received a surprise call up to compete for the GB Rowing Team for the first time at this weekend’s World Cup in the Polish city of Poznan (16-18 June).
Following impressive performances at this year’s British Championships at Ponds Forge, five Winning Students swimming scholars have been selected for the World University Games, in Chinese Taipei 19 – 30 August.
Heriot-Watt University Physics PhD student, Jonathan Crickmore competes in orienteering’s first World Cup of the season in Finland this week. And although the 24-year-old has competed at world level before, he is keen to make a bigger impact this time around.
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