Pupils fly the flag for Midlothian

Midlothian athletes Ellen Kristofferson and Gareth Fleming in Scotland colours at the International Schools Pentathlon Championships in Glasgow.
Midlothian athletes Ellen Kristofferson and Gareth Fleming in Scotland colours at the International Schools Pentathlon Championships in Glasgow.

TWO Midlothian pupils competed in national colours at the recent International Schools Pentathlon Championships in Glasgow.

Ellen Kristoffersen from Dalkeith High School, and Gareth Fleming from Newbattle Community High School, were selected to represent Scotland at the Kelvin Hall event.

Ellen competed in the Over-16 girls’ category and Gareth competed in the U-16 boys’ category. They finished 12th and 13th respectively.

Both athletes, members of Lasswade Athletics Club, were privileged and honoured to represent their country and Midlothian schools.

Ellen and Gareth thanked their club coaches and school PE departments for help and support in achieving national selection.