Grant lifts ‘Heavy title’

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Highland Games Heavy Athlete, Grant Sinclair from Drumoak won this year’s Glenfiddich Grampian Games Qualifying Events Championship.

The Championship is for Heavy Athletes aged 18-25 and features twelve different Games held across Grampian Region throughout the summer months.

Competitors accumulate points at each Games depending upon their performance and Grant, 22, secured the title with 218.5 points, 11.5 points clear of his nearest rival, Lorne Colthart from Blair Atholl.

Grant said: ”The competition was really tight and I am delighted to have won. To have won my title in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen is a real honour. I can’t wait to take part in the Glenfiddich Qualifying Events Championship again next year.”