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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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