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.
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 the past month…
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.
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