BORDERS athletes returned from the age-group championships in Aberdeen at the weekend with a haul of medals.

The Under 20s, Under 15s and Under 13s championships attracted a huge entry on Saturday.

Kiera Waddell from Chirnside, who won the Under 17s Javelin title the previous week, stepped up in age-group to claim the Under 20s title with a new Championship record throw of 44.17 metres.

Fellow Chirnside thrower Alexandra Vallance finished in third to claim a bronze medal.

Peebles triple jumper Imogen Lewis, who had finished runner-up at the Under 17s in Grangemouth, went one better to take gold in the Under 15 Triple Jump with a distance of 10.71 metres.

The 14-year-old also claimed a bronze a short time later in the final of the 300 metres.

Selkirk jumper Henry Clarkson, who now lives at Loughborough University, won the Under 20s triple jump with a best distance of 14.42 metres.

And the 19-year-old was narrowly edged out of the double - going down by four centimetres to claim silver in the Long Jump behind Stephen MacKenzie from Inverness.

Finn Douglas from Lilliesleaf was the impressive winner of the Under 15s 100 metres.

The TLJT flyer clocked 11.61 seconds in the final.

Gala Harrier Ewan Purves went within a second of the Championship record when sprinting away t win the Under 15s 800 metres in a time of 2.02.47.

And there was a further javelin gold for Chirnside with Tammie-Louise Hunter taking the Under 15s title with a distance of 34.09 metres.

Jess Mitchell from Peebles took the silver medal.

Katie Harvie from Peebles also won silver in the Under 13s High Jump with a clearance of 1.43 metres.

The youngster also finished fifth in the Long Jump.

The Boys Under 13s Long Jump silver also came back to the Borders with Logan Kerr from the TLJT club finishing just behind Falkirk's Harris Cant.

Gala's Gregor Collins had to settle for a bronze medal following an exciting Under 15s 150000 metres, which was won by Shettleston's Gregor Campbell, despite setting a new personal best time of 4.25.88