Nicole fifth in pen­tathlon

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - SPORT -

Fif­teen-year-old Nicole Proud­foot from An­nan fin­ished in a fan­tas­tic fifth place at the Schools In­ter­na­tional Ath­let­ics Board Pen­tathlon at the Emi­rates Area in Glas­gow on Satur­day.

De­spite be­ing only 15, she was com­pet­ing in the over 16 year age com­pe­ti­tion where she per­formed ex­cep­tion­ally to fin­ish as the high­est placed Scot­tish ath­lete with two new per­sonal bests in the shot putt and hur­dles and a new per­sonal best over­all score of 3408 points.

Nicole, who re­ceives fund­ing through the“Wel­come to Langholm Fu­ture”Cham­pi­ons Awards, fin­ished be­hind three English and one Welsh ath­lete in a com­pe­ti­tion that also in­cluded a team from Ire­land.

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