Gold for Dalkeith’s Greg

Dalkeith teenager Greg Louden with his 400m gold medal
Dalkeith teenager Greg Louden with his 400m gold medal

athletics: A student from Jewel & Esk College won a gold medal at the Scottish Universities and Colleges Indoor Athletics Championship.

Nineteen-year-old Greg Louden, from Dalkeith, had to race in three separate heats, before winning the final race.

He said: “I was really happy to win gold at the event and it was such a relief to get over the finish line first. I was racing against people who had beaten me before, so there was also a great sense of satisfaction.”

Greg, who studies NHC Health, Fitness & Exercise, is also a member at Lasswade Athletics Club.