FP Jump Duo Joy at GB Call Up

Published on 21 February 2007 Categories: Sports,  Former Pupils

Gillian Cooke (class of 2000) and Jayne Nisbet (class of 2006) are the only Scots representing Great Britain in an Athletics international in London today.

This jumps only competition will find Gillian in the long jump, and Jayne in the U23 team for the triple jump.

Recently, Gillian set a Scottish record of 6.33 metres at the AAA Championships at Sheffield.

While Jayne followed her top award at last summer's Scottish Schoolgirls' Championships, with a record treble in the Bank of Scotland Scottish U20 Championships at the Kelvin Hall last weekend. Although she is still only 18, she won the long jump with a championship best of 5.75m; the triple jump with another meeting record of 12.48m; and finally won high jump with a championship and personal best of 1.81m.

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