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  • University of Edinburgh 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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  • University of Stirling student golfer Chloe Goadby is relishing four months of full-time golf having sat her final exam this week, concluding her studies for the year.

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  • Another successful month has seen Winning Students athletes put in strong performances at national and European level, resulting in a number of international call-ups for our scholars.

    Here are some of the top highlights from April…

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  • Winning Students swimmers had a big impact at the British Championships this past week as they won a collective 19 medals at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.

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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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