Fastest 200m in games 
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Torphins Sprinter Alisha Rees put in the fastest 200m time in the 40 year history of the Celtic Games on Saturday.

The 16-year-old won the under 18s girls race in the Junior Internation match at Grandmouth.

The Banchory-Stonehaven AC runner has also been selected to represent Team Scotland in Athletics (100m and 200m) at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa in September.

She is in good form with her 23.90sec finish with her nearest rival Ireland’s Mollie O’Reilly finishing in 24.91sec.

Alisha has had a great couple of months winning the Scottish Schools U17 100m and 200m last month, where she was awarded with the Frances Barker Shield for best overall female performance.

This included a record breaking run of 11.76 in the 100m, breaking the 45 year old record of 12.0.

Positioned at the top of the u17 national rankings in the 100m and 200m Alisha will be hoping for a similar performance in September against tough competition.

Alisha also competed in the 100m where she finished second with a time of 11.69 before rounding off a busy schedule by competing for Scotland in the 4X400m relay finishing first with a time of 46.40sec.