University of Edinburgh international canoe slalom athlete, Eilidh Gibson, enjoyed a fantastic start to the season after a fine performance at British Canoeing’s selection trials saw her secure a place in the 2017 Great Britain Senior Team.
She spoke with us about her selection and the exciting season ahead.
Two times GB World Championships rower Maddie Arlett is hoping to make inroads into the GB senior team as she looks ahead to the GB Rowing Team Senior & Under 23 trials at Caversham this month.
It’s been an eventful month for Winning Students athletes with domestic, European and international success featuring heavily as our scholars represented their country, institutions and governing bodies across the world.
Here are some of the highlights from the past month…
VIDEO: We spoke with University of Stirling triathlon brothers, Douglas and Fergus Roberts, on the eve of the 2017 European triathlon season which begins at the ETU European Cup in Gran Canaria this weekend.
Half a year after achieving the rare feat of winning a World Cup medal whilst still a junior, Edinburgh College judo player David Ferguson returns to top level competition this weekend in the Casablanca African Open (18-19 March).
Scotland’s national sports scholarship programme, Winning Students, has opened the application process for its 2017/18 intake of individual scholar athletes.
Edinburgh Napier University curler Bruce Mouat is eyeing this week’s Scottish Championships after achieving his season’s goal of winning the World University Winter Games.
Heriot-Watt University’s Bruce Strachan believes his tennis is as good as when he was a full time competitor after becoming Scottish Indoor champion for the first time this week.
University of Stirling swimmer Duncan Scott won two medals at his Olympics debut at Rio last summer but the 19-year-old Business and Sport Studies second year student believes his best is yet to come.
It's been another strong year for Winning Students, with a number of our athletes combining their studies with international success. The Annual Report provides full details of their achievements as well as the partnerships and investment behind the programme.
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