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Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers athletes Allan Smith and Nick Percy receive Commonwealth Games call
1:30pm Friday 4th October 2013 in Sport
Shaftesbury Barnet Harriers athletes Allan Smith and Nick Percy have been selected by Scotland to represent them at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Under-23 high jumper Smith set a new personal best of 2.26m in the European Under-23 Championships and is ranked third in the UK behind Robbie Grabarz and Tom Parsons.
Percy set an impressive new Under-20 club record of 56.44m in the 2kg discus this year and is ranked number five in the UK in the senior rankings.
He threw 62.79m in the South of England Under-20 Championships, ranking him first in his age group by more than three-and-a-half meters.
Elsewhere, Harriers girls and Under-13 boys won the team event at the first match of their North West London League campaign.
There were wins for Jamie Harper (Under-13) and George Groom (Under-15), while Maayan Radus (Under-11), Michael Craig (Under-11) and Lia Radus (Under-13) all achieved top-three finishes.
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