Midlothian quartet fly the flag

Lasswade AC athletes
Lasswade AC athletes

Four young athletes from Midlothian will travel to Ashford, Kent, on Friday to represent their country in this year’s Schools’ International Athletic Board match.

Rachel Robertson and Gareth Fleming, who are pupils at Newbattle High School, and Katie Purves and Ellen Kristoffersen from Dalkeith High, are all members of Lasswade Athletics Club, supported by Midlothian Council’s Talented Athletes’ Scheme.

The SIAB international match features the best of school-age athletic talent from the four national teams competing, England, Scotland, Wales and an All-Ireland select.

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