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Davren lept at Island Games opportunity


By Will Clark


Angus Davren will be taking a leap into the unknown when he competes for Orkney at the 2019 Island Games.

The Conon Bridge teenager, who qualifies to compete for Orkney due to residency rules, is heading out to Gibraltar.

Angus Davren will compete in Orkney colours at the Island Games this weekend. Picture: Bobby Gavin
Angus Davren will compete in Orkney colours at the Island Games this weekend. Picture: Bobby Gavin

The 17-year-old, who is a member of the Inverness Harriers, will be competing in the high jump as well as the long jump and the 100 metres.

He is unaware of who he will be up against, but he is relishing the opportunity of competing abroad for the first time.

“My mum and dad were living in Orkney when I was born so I have always wanted to be able to compete for them at the Island Games,” he said.

“I found out that I could through the residency rule and when I was offered the chance to compete for them, I took it."

Read more in today's Inverness Courier.



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