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  • 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.

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  • 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…

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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“It’s a very sensible option to study alongside sport because your sporting career isn’t going to last your lifetime.  If you are lucky you can make a living but once you stop competing it’s very important to have something to fall back on.  There’s a possibility of injury as well so you never know how your career is going to pan out really. Study works to balance your sport as well because it’s a really useful distraction.”

Laura Muir, Athletics

University of Glasgow student

 

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