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More medals for Lanark ASC in open water event

Sisters Abbigail and Millie McArthur were both among the medal winners at the event

Three Lanark ASC members made 300 mile round trip to Loch Morlich in Cairngorms to take part in the North District Open Water Championships, with the trio taking medals home from the event.

In the 10/12 years age group, Millie McArthur won the 500m title in a time of 8.07.53. Her sister, Abbigail, was second in the 15/16 years race coming home in 7.24.89.

Heather Stevenson and Abbigail were in action in the afternoon 3km event. Abbigail again finished second with a time of 47.31.8, and Heather was third posting a time of 47.34.57.

Lanark ASC coach Karen Kelly said: “It was a long journey to Loch Morlich but it was another successful day’s work for the trio.”