Highland Games awards for Hannah
The Scottish Highland Games Association in conjunction with the Fife Highland Games Association held their Annual Awards Dinner in the Gilvenbank Hotel,Glenrothes. Guest speaker was far travelled sports journalist Sandy Sutherland who has covered 12 Commonwealth and 5 Olympic Games.
YOUTH FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR – HANNAH STEEL LOTHIAN RC
Hannah, who also won this award last year was once again the most successful female youth athlete on the Highland Games circuit. The Lothian Running Club member won the over-400mts Fife league and finished runner up in the SHGA equivalent for the second successive year with her points total of 45, ten more than last year.
Following a 3rd place at the New Year meeting Hannah went on to record wins at Cupar, Balloch, Burntisland, St Andrews, Bridge of Allan and Blairgowrie. In mainstream events she also lowered her 800 metres PB on four occasions during the year.