This site uses cookies. For more information, please see our Privacy and Cookie Notice. If you dont agree to our use of cookies, please navigate away from this site now.

John Thomson Wins Veteran Athlete of the Year

Publised date : 31 Oct 2018

Motion Number: S5M-14562
Lodged By: Jenny Gilruth
Date Lodged: 31/10/2018

Title: John Thomson Wins Veteran Athlete of the Year

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the Glenrothes athlete, John Thomson, on being awarded Veteran Athlete of the Year by the Scottish Highland Games Association, in conjunction with the Fife Highland Games Association, at the annual awards dinner at Gilvenbank Hotel in Glenrothes; understands that no one currently competing on the games circuit has won more races that John, who has been doing it consistently for over 40 years, even with an injury keeping him from the tracks, which he battled back from and, on the opening day of the season, ran a satisfactory race, finishing third in the 1,600 metres in Blackford; notes that, over the years, John has frequently competed in Australia and plans to return at the end of the year, and wishes John continued success in the sport and the best of luck with his future.

 

Motion, EDUCATION, MOTIONS, SPORT, AWARDS
Connect
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Email
  • Instagram
Share

The costs of this website have been met out of parliamentary resources.
Any complaints about the content of this website should be directed to the Scottish Parliament Corporate Body,
contact Judith Proudfoot on 0131 348 5307 / judith.proudfoot@scottish.parliament.uk or Kate McGillivray on
0131 348 6222 / kate.mcgillivray@scottish.parliament.uk

Contact
Name
Email
Phone
Message
To comply with data protection regulations (2018), we are unable to store and use your information unless you give us your permission. Please select Yes to allow this. View our Privacy and Data Policy for full details.
© 2018 Jenny Gilruth MSP | All Rights Reserved