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ALSTON Jonathan Athlete
BANKIER Imogen Athlete
BARCLAY Kevin Athlete
BEIMERS Jude Athlete
BILAN William Athlete
BLACKWOOD Sandy Team Official
BOYD Julie Athlete
BRANCH Mark Athlete
BRIGGS Watson Athlete
BUCHAN Kerry Athlete
BURNETT Scott Athlete

ALSTON Jonathan
First Name Last Name Gender
Jonathan Alston Male
Sport Rugby 7's
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position Wing
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Rugby Under 18s - 4 Nations Championships 3rd Place
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Rugby Under 19 World Championships
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Enjoyed it since I was very young & enjoy the competitive side of it, especially playing against my Scotland team-mates when we meet in a club fixture.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

BANKIER Imogen
First Name Last Name Gender
Imogen Bankier Female
Sport Badminton
Event/s Ladies Doubles
Mixed Doubles
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
2004
Under 17 Scottish National Junior Championships - Ladies Doubles & Mixed Doubles
Under 19 Wimbledon Open Championships - Ladies Doubles & Mixed Doubles
West Of Scotland Championships - Senior Open - Ladies Doubles
Under 19 Scottish National Junior Championships - Ladies Doubles
Winner - Both Events
Winner - Both Events
Winner
Winner
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2001
2003
2003
Under 15 Quadrangular Team Event
Under 17 Quadrangular Team Event
Under 17 Quadrangular Individual Mixed Doubles
Winner
Winner
Winner
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
18 - 21 November 2004
November 2004
Czech Junior Championships
Scottish International Championships
Other Interesting Information
I'm the only Scottish badminton player to win two Wimbledon titles in one year.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Gao Ling

BARCLAY Kevin
First Name Last Name Gender
Kevin Barclay Male
Sport Cycling
Event/s Track - 20km Scratch Race
40km Points Race
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 2nd British Youth Points Race Championship
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2003
2004
2004
Manchester International Youth Tour
British Youth Points Race Championships
British Youth Points Race Championships
British Youth Road Race Championships
1st Stage; 2nd Overall
2nd
3rd
4th
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2003
2003
Manchester International Youth Tour
British Youth Road Race Series
Round Of British Youth Road Race Series
1st Stage; 2nd Overall
6th
3rd
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
23/10/04 Revolution 5 Manchester Velodrome
Other Interesting Information
My father is current World Masters 3000 metre Pursuit Champion
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Following in my father's footsteps, also climbed alpe d'huez and watched the Tour de France when I was 8.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

BEIMERS Jude
First Name Last Name Gender
Jude Beimers Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s Triple Jump
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 14.87m
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
June 2004
August 2004
August 2004
A A A Under 20 & Under 23 Championships - 14.41 - Personal Best
Under 20 & Under 23 International - 14.48 - Personal Best
Scottish Under 17 & Under 20s - 14.87 - Pesonal Best
7th
3rd
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Because i like it - it is challenging.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Muhammad Ali

BILAN William
First Name Last Name Gender
William Bilan Male
Sport Boxing
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position 69kg
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
4/12/01
6/7/02
13/12/02
28/06/03
19/06/04
British Boys Clubs
Four Nations
British Boys Clubs
Four Nations
Four Nations
1st Gold
1st Gold
1st Gold
2nd Silver
1st Gold
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
National Cup, Austria
Six Nations, Rome, Italy
Silver
Silver
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
February Senior Scottish
Other Interesting Information
I have black beltin karate and won the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Enjoyed watching boxing on television, so I decided to take it up.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Mike Tyson

BOYD Julie
First Name Last Name Gender
Julie Boyd Female
Sport Badminton
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
November 2003
January 2004
March 2004
April 2004
Under 19 Northumberland Junior - Singles
Under 17 British Quadrangular - Singles / Doubles
Under 21 Scottish Nationals - Singles / Doubles
Under 17 6 Nations - Doubles
2nd
1st
2nd
Quarter Finals
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

BRANCH Mark
First Name Last Name Gender
Mark Branch Male
Sport Swimming
Event/s Breaststroke
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
2002
European Youth Olympics - 200m Breaststroke & 4 X 100m Individual Medley Realy
European Junior Championships, 200m Breaststroke
Asa Youth Championships - 100m Breaststroke & 200m Breaststroke
2nd & 1st
4th
1st In Both Events
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002
2003
2004
World Cup, Shanghai, China
European Youth Olympics, 200m Breaststroke & 4 X 100m Medley
European Junior Championships, 200m Breaststroke
8th
2nd & 1st
1st
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
2005
2006
2005
European Junior Championships, Budapest
Commonwealth Games, Melbourne
Trials For European Juniors
Other Interesting Information
Hold 11 British Junior Records & multiple Age Group records.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
I had asthma and heard that swimming is good for asthmatics.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Michael Johnson.

BRIGGS Watson
First Name Last Name Gender
Watson Briggs Male
Sport Badminton
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Oct 2003
January 2004
March 2004
October 2001
Under 19s Scottish Championships - Mixed Doubles
Under 17s British Champoinships - Singles, Doubles & Mixed
Under 17s Scottish Championships - Singles, Doubles & Mixed
Under 15s Scottish Championships
2nd
2nd, 1st & 1st
1st In All Events
1st In All Events
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
1999
2001
2004
Under 12s, Holland
Under 15 British Quadrangular
Under 17s British 8 Nations
8th

Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
October 2004
November 2004
Under 19s Scottish Championships
Under 19s Czechoslovakian Open
Other Interesting Information
Won all three events at the under 15 and under 17 Scottish Championships and British Championships
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Gillian Martin gave me encouragement.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Kim Dong Moon.

BUCHAN Kerry
First Name Last Name Gender
Kerry Buchan Female
Sport Swimming
Event/s Breaststroke
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 200m Breaststroke - 2.33
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
2004
1500 F C B P Winter Meet Scottish Junior Record. 17.09.99
Scottish Nationals 50m Breaststroke, 100m Breaststroke & 200m Breaststroke
English National Youth Championships 200m Breaststroke
1st
1st
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
It was something I just loved to do!
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

BURNETT Scott
First Name Last Name Gender
Scott Burnett Male
Sport Rugby 7's
Event/s
WeightClass/Playing Position Hooker
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2002/2003
2003/2004
Scotland Under 18s
Scotland Under 18s

Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
April 2005 F I R A World Championships - Unde 19
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

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