Andrew set for GB appearance

Girvan’s Andrew Murphy has been selected to represent Great Britain in the heptathlon event in the upcoming international against France.

Andrew is the current under 17 AAA decathlon champion, under 18 Scottish decathlon champion, national under 18 shot-putt champion, schools’ shot-putt and long jump champion at under 17 level, inter-regional under 17 pole vault and long jump champion, Scottish under 18 decathlon and under 17 heptathlon record holder. He is third in the British all-time heptathlon list.

Andrew is a member of the Commenwealth countdown camp and, with that in mind, has moved up to the seniors’ events. He is a member of Ayr Seaforth Club and competes for them at under 20s level.