Leven athletes score national successes


THE Scottish Track and Field Championships for athletes with a learning disability were held at Grangemouth.

Disability Sport Fife (DSF) entered a team of 72 athletes, the largest team ever to leave Fife for a national championship event, with participants from the Robert Gough Centre in Leven prominent among the group, right.

Among the outstanding performers of the day was Nicola Eccles, a triple gold medallist in 400m walk, softball and 60m.

Double gold medallists in Fife’s team included Robert Gough Centre’s Andrea Spry, who won softball and 400m walk, and Craig Bernard, successful in 60m and 100m.

Neil Carstairs (60m), Tanis Murphy and Wayne Halliday (both standing long jump), all from the Robert Gough Centre, were among the DSF members who won individual titles.