International Age-Group Championships

This section details all the Scottish representatives in Great Britain teams at World and European age-group championships held by the IAAF and the European body, as well as the European Youth Olympics. The various competitions are:

 

WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS 

 

The first World Junior Championships were held in 1986 and have been held 2-yearly ever since. Both of Scotland’s gold medals have come in the relays, with only Henderson and Mackie gaining medals in individual events.

 

Gold

Jamie Henderson (1986, 4x100m)

Ian Mackie (1994, 4x100m)

 

Bronze

Jamie Henderson (1986, 100m)

Jamie Henderson (1988, 4x100m)

Ian Mackie (1994, 200m)

Sinead Dudgeon (1994, 4x100m)

Kris Stewart (1996, 4x400m)

 

EUROPEAN JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

European Junior Championships commenced with the unofficial European Junior Games in 1964 before the 1st official championship took place in 1970. This was followed by the 2nd championship in 1973 and thereafter they have been held every 2 years.

 

The most successful Scots were sprinters Elliot Bunney and Jamie Henderson who both came back from Championships with with 2 gold medals.

 

The Scots who have won medals are:

 

Gold

Helen Golden (1970, 200m)

Nat Muir (1977, 5000m)

Graham Williamson (1979, 1500m)

Elliot Bunney (1985 –100m & 4x100m)

Jamie Henderson (1987-100m & 4x100m)

Chris Baillie (1999, 110mH)

Morag MacLarty (2005, 1500m)

Kris Robertson (2005, 4x400m)

David Martin (2007, 4x400m)

Zoey Clark (2011, 4x400m)

Kirsten McAslan (2011, 4x400m)

Jake Wightman (2013, 1500m)

Josh Kerr (2015, 1500m)

 

Silver

Christine Haskett (1970, 1500m)

Moira Walls (1970, Long jump)

Evelyn McMeekin (1973, 4x400m)

Peter Hoffmann (1975, 400m)

Richard McDonald (1999, 400mH)

Nick Percy (2013, Discus)

 

Bronze

Helen Golden (1970, 100m)

Roger Jenkins (1973, 4x400m)

Angus McKenzie (1973, 110mH)

Anne Clarkson (1975, 4x400m)

Karen Williams (1975, 4x400m)

Andrew Kerr (1977, 4x400m)

Linsey Macdonald (1981, 400m)

Elliot Bunney (1983, 4x100m)

Steven Graham (1983, 4x100m)

Nathalie Byer (1983, 100mH)

Dawn Flockhart (1985, 4x400m)

Jamie Henderson (1987, 200m)

Allison Curbishley (1995, 4x400m)

Kris Stewart (1999, 4x400m)

Collette Fagan (2001, 5000m)

Gemma Nicol (2003, 4x400m)

 

EUROPEAN UNDER-23 CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

The first championships were held in 1997 and have been held every 2 years since.

 

Allison Curbishley took individual and relay gold in the first championships.

 

Gold

Allison Curbishley (1997 – 400m & 4x400m)

Ross Baillie (1997, 4x100m)

Susan Burnside (2001, 4x100m)

Richard McDonald (2001, 4x400m)

Jamie Bowie (2011, 4x400m)

Zoey Clark (2015, 4x400m)

Kirsten McAslan (2015, 4x400m)

 

Silver

Eilidh Child (2009, 400mH)

Lynsey Sharp (2011, 800m)

Rhona Auckland (2015, 10000m)

 

Bronze

Chris Baillie (2001, 110mH)

Allan Smith (2013, High jump)

Laura Muir (2013, 1500m)

Neil Gourley (2015, 1500m)

 

WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS

The IAAF commenced the World Youth Championships in 1999 but no Scots were in the British team that year. Only two were represented in 2001, but Aileen Wilson won the gold medal in the high jump.

 

Gold

Aileen Wilson (2001, High jump)

Bronze

George Evans (2015, Discus)

 

EUROPEAN YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS

European Athletics commenced the event in 2016.

 

Silver

Alisha Rees (2016, 200 metres)

Bronze

Erin Wallace (2016, 1500 metres)

 

EUROPEAN YOUTH OLYMPIC FESTIVAL

 

This event has been run every two years under the organisation of the European Youth Committee. It lacks the publicity and stature of the other events, but Scotland had great success at the 1999 event, with Kris Stewart and Richard McDonald both winning 2 Gold medals, in their individual events and in the relay.

 

Gold

Richard McDonald (1999, 400mH & 4x100m)

Kris Stewart (1999, 400m & 4x100m)

Callum Hawkins (2009, 3000m)

Tom Holligan (2011, 200m)

 

Silver

Ruth Irving (1991, 4x100m)

Tom Holligan (2011, 4x100m)

 

Bronze

Sinead Dudgeon (1993, 200m)

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