For the record
on the Green 3k Series, Glasgow Green Men 1 G Robertson (Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers) 9.12, 2 S Prentice (Bellahouston Harriers) 9.45, 3 A White (Greenock Glenpark Harriers) 9.57, 4 E Craig (Kirkintilloch Olympians) 10.27 Women 1 E Kay (Victoria Park Glasgow) 11.45, 2 A Simpson (Giffnock North) 11.45, 3 C Barr (Motherwell AAC) 12.15, 4 E Christie (Bellahouston Harriers) 12.23
AAC Open Meeting, Chris Anderson Stadium Men 200m: G Irvine (U20) 22.63sec. U20. 3000m: J Chapman 9.09.59. U17. 200m: C Brown 23.83, 3000m: E Macmillan (Banchory Stonehaven AC) 9.39.87. High jump: G Robertson 1.87m Women 200m: K Stewart (U20) 25.73. 3000m: E Stickle (U20) 11.01.27. U17. 200m: R Matheson 26.47. 3000m: L Theron 11.19.20. High jump: G Angus 1.42m
Bankier and Robert Blair had their medal hopes dashed on quarter-final day at the Intersport European Championships in Kazan, Russia, yesterday but Bankier will win a medal in the women’s doubles, writes Elspeth Burnside. She and fellow-Scot Blair, seeded fourth, were beaten 21-14, 21-18 by the unseeded but dangerous Danes, Mads Pieler Kolding and Kamilla Rytter Juhl, in the mixed doubles. Bankier made sure of a women’s doubles medal and a chance to improve on her mixed doubles bronze, won with England’s Chris Adock, two years ago. she and the Bulgarian Petya Nedelcheva, also seeded fourth, beat Samantha Barning and Iris Tabeling, the Dutch International winners, 21-11 21-8. They meet the Danish top seeds Christina Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter in today’s semi-finals.
European Championships, Kazan, Russia (Eng unless stated) Singles. Men. Quarter-finals (1) J O Jorgensen (Den) bt (7) Brice Leverdez (Fra) 21-14 19-21 21-12, (4) V Axelsen (Den) bt V Malkov (Rus) 21-9 21-18, (5) R Ouseph (Eng) bt (3) Hans-Kristian Vittinghus (Den) 15-21 21-15 21-11, V Ivanov (Rus) bt (6) Eric Pang (Ned) 21-15 21-9 Last 16 Ouseph bt D Zavadsky (Ukr) 21-17 21-16 Last 32 P Koukal (Cze) bt T Penty (Eng) 21-11 14-21 21-13, Ouseph bt A Ivanov (Rus) 21-6 21-14, Ivanov bt (2) M Zwiebler (Ger) 21-14 24-22 Women. Quarter-finals (1) C Marin (Spa) bt S Stoeva (Bul) 21-10 21-15, K Schnaase (Ger) bt L Kjaersfeldt (Den) 21-18 21-15, A T Madsen (Den) bt O Golovanova (Rus) 21-9 21-12, Ozge Bayrak (Tur) bt (5) K Gavnholt (Cze) 21-10 21-15 Last 16 S Stoeva bt (7) C Magee (Irl) 21-15 21-16, Schnaase bt (4) L Zetchiri (Bul) 21-10 21-15, Kjaersfeldt bt (6) S Vignes Waran (Fra) 22-20 27-25, Madsen bt (6) P Nedelcheva (Bul) 21-19 21-14, Bayrak bt (2) K Gilmour (Sco) 21-13 21-19 Doubles. Men. Quarter-finals (3) V Ivanov & I Sozonov (Rus) bt C Langridge & P Mills (Eng) 21-14 16-21 21-18, (2) C Adcock & A Ellis (Eng) bt N Khakimov & V Kuznetsov (Rus) 19-21 21-17 21-8 Women. Quarter-finals (1) C Pedersen & K Rytter Juhl (Den) bt G Adcock & L Smith (Eng) 21-13 21-13, (4) I Bankier (Sco) & P Nedelcheva (Bul) bt S Barning & I Tabeling (Ned) 21-11 21-8 Mixed. Quarter-finals M Pieler Kolding (Den) & K Rytter Juhl (Den) bt (4) R Blair & I Bankier 21-14 21-18
LEAGUE. PLAY-OFFS. QUARTER-FINALS FIRST LEG Cheshire Phoenix 76 Leicester Riders London Lions 78 Worcester Wolves Newcastle Eagles 97 Durham Wildcats
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Rachel Houston reached the semi-finals of the junior event at the World Under-23 and Junior Slalom Championships in Penrith, Australia. She was ninth-fastest qualifier as she clocked 129.45 seconds after picking up a foursecond penalty, with Spain’s Miren Lazkano leading the qualifying in 118.39 seconds. England’s Beth Latham won Great Britain’s first medal when she took bronze in the Under-23 kayak and the GB team went on to win team gold in the event.