Jim Doig Medal 2019
The Jim Doig Medal 2019 for meritrious performance by a Scottish junior orienteer has been awarded to Megan Keith.
The Jim Doig medal is named after a Scottish orienteer who died at the age of 35 from meningitis. He was a top class orienteer who ran for Scotland several times and also a top class marathoner with a pb of 2-16.
The medal is presented for the most meritorious performance by a Scottish junior orienteer and the 2019 winner is Megan Keith, INVOC. In 2019 Megan was part of the GB team who won the World Championship Relay in Denmark. Megan ran the first leg and with a controlled race came back in touch with the leaders and set up her team mates to carry on a win the race.
Megan is an athlete of real distinction with international victories in orienteering and cross-country running and a glittering future ahead of her.
Previous winners of the medal include:-
|2018||Megan Keith (INVOC)|
|2017||Grace Molloy (FVO)|
|2016||Matthew Gooch (MAROC)|