ATHLETES across the age groups reached the podium as Dunfermline Track and Field Club stars impressed at national age group championships.

Competitors at under-13, under-15, under-17 and under-20 level took part in their respective 4J Studios scottishathletics competitions, at Glasgow's Emirates Arena, and produced a number of medal-winning performances.

Darcie Black, a debutant in the under-20 age group, marked that landmark by producing a stunning personal best of 9.12 seconds to collect 60 metre hurdles gold, which she followed up by bagging a bronze in the long jump, whilst Matthew Tait, who also claimed victory in the senior event with a 1.96m clearance, took gold in the high jump with a leap of 1.98m.

In the under-17 competition, Amy Jenkinson (9.20), and Callum Newton, with a PB and club record time of 8.63, struck gold in the 60m hurdles, with the latter also adding a high jump first place, thanks to a clearance of 1.90m.

There was gold for Sophie Thomas, in the 60m, with a time of 7.84 that was just outside the club record she herself had set three days previously, and s silver medal in the 200m, where she ran a new club best of 25.39.

Shayna Asamoah won 60m silver in 7.94, and a bronze medal in the 200m, in a time of 26.01, and Callum Newton added a long jump bronze to his collection, with a PB, and club record, of 6.22m.

The medals continued for competitors in the under-13 age group, with Lottie Thomas, in a PB of 8.59, winning 60m gold, whilst a best oof 28.63 for Sean Asamoah helped him to a 200m bronze.

Outwith the podium placings, Dunfermline athletes enjoyed plenty of fine performances, which, in the under-17 age group, included Kirstin Penman, who narrowly missed out on a 60m hurdles final place; Brook Ferguson, who finished fourth in his hurdles final, with a season's best time; and David Cuthbert, who ran a PB, and club record, in the semi-final as he progressed to the 1500m final.

Shayna Asamoah stepped up an age category to race in the under-20 60m, where she finished fourth, while a PB of two minutes and 25 seconds saw Dominic Drylie just missed out on an 800m final.

In the under-15 age group, Charlie Hunter (4.86m) placed fifth in the long jump, and ran a season's best of 10.72 in the 60m hurdles, just missing out on the final; Luke Hamilton collected a PB in the long jump; and Milly MacKenzie recorded season's bests in the 60m and 200m events.

Elsewhere in the under-13s, Lottie Thomas ran a PB of 29.18 to place sixth in the 200m; Murron Kane set PBs in the 60m, 200m, shot put and 200m (28.55, in the semi-final), in which she finished fourth; Sean Asamoah recorded a PB of 4.23m to place sixth in the long jump; Poppy Warner ran a new best of two minutes and 36 seconds on her way to sixth in the 800m; Caitlin Chalmers record a season's best of 1.18m in the high jump, and finished fifth in the shot put; Molly Robinson recorded PBs in the 60m hurdles and 200m, and a season's best in the long jump; Sophie Jenkinson leapt a season's best of 3.74m in the long jump; Briony Argo secured new bests in the 800m (two minutes and 49 seconds) and the long jump; and Ana Stobie recorded 60m and 200m PBs.