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Scotland team named for DNA Athletics in Glasgow

Scotland team named for DNA Athletics in Glasgow

Tickets still on sale for February 5 at the Emirates Arena

Olympic medallist Laura Muir leads the Scotland selection for the DNA Athletics event at the Emirates Arena.

Tickets are selling fast for the innovative event organised by European Athletics for Saturday 5 February in Glasgow.

Scotland will take on five other nations – England, Wales, Ireland, Spain and Portugal – for the right to be named DNA Champions for 2022.

And we’re delighted today to name 18 athletes selected to represent Scotland with some great back stories therein and vest debuts for a number of athletes.

MEN

60m: Allan Hamilton (John Scott, Edinburgh AC)

60m Hurdles: Scott Connal (Colin Sinclair, Kilbarchan AAC)

High Jump: Will Grimsey (Graham Ravenscroft, Woodford Green and Essex Ladies)

Shot Putt: Craig Charlton (Woodford Green and Essex Ladies)

Mixed 4 x 400m Relay: Krishawn Aiken (Chris Baillie, Kilbarchan AAC) and Kyle Alexander (Giffnock North AC)

Mixed 2 x 200m Relay: Murray Fotheringham (Colin Sinclair, Giffnock North AC)

The Hunt: Ben Greenwood 600m (Carol Sharp, Perth Strathtay Harriers); Dean Patterson 200m (Norrie Hay/David Watson Glasgow School of Sport)

WOMEN

60m: Alisha Rees (Leon Baptiste, Edinburgh AC)

60m Hurdles: Heather Paton (Benke Blomqvist, Birchfield Harriers)

800m: Laura Muir (Andy Young, Dundee Hawkhill Harriers)

Long Jump: Emma Canning (Edinburgh AC)

Mixed 4 x 400m: Rebecca Grieve (Francis Smith, Pitreavie AAC) and Carys McAulay (Trafford AC)

Mixed 2 x 200m: Kathryn Christie (Ryan Oswald, Edinburgh AC)

The Hunt: Jenny Selman 800m (Fife AC); Jill Cherry 400m (Allan Scott, VP-Glasgow)

We send our warm congratulations to all these athletes and their coaches and the clubs who helped develop them in the sport over a number of years.