International call-up for Borders runner

Gala Harrier Faisal Khursheed has been selected to represent Scotland in the Celtic XC international next year.

Thursday, 21st December 2017, 9:10 am
Faisal Khursheed

The Earlston High School pupil will pull on a Scottish vest to compete at the Antrim Cross Country International in Northern Ireland on January 6.

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Coached by Neil Renton, Faisal is one of 28 athletes to have been selected for the Scotland team from age groups ranging from the under-17s to seniors.

The event will take place at the CAFRE Greenmount Campus in County Antrim, with Faisal competing as part of the U20 Scotland team.