The Loretto School ski team triumphed at the recent British Schoolgirls’ Ski Championships in Flaine, France, returning as the leading Scottish School team and an impressive medal haul of four 1st and six 2nd places.
The Loretto team of Lucy Buchanan-Smith (14), Alice Buchanan-Smith (17), Katie Stuart (15), Alexandra Stuart (17), Genevieve Baird (15) and Francesca Baird (17) were up against 32 teams and 147 competitors from schools and clubs from the length and breadth of the United Kingdom.
Loretto Headmaster, Dr Graham Hawley, said, “This is a wonderful achievement by all the girls who skied superbly against some stiff opposition. Particular mention must be made of Genevieve Baird’s top class performances on the slopes.”
Loretto girls’ Ski team results;
U16 Giant Slalom – 1st place, Gold Medal
Giant Slalom – 2nd Overall, Silver Medal
U16 Slalom – 1st place, Gold Medal
Slalom – 2nd place, Silver Medal
U16 Combined – 1st place, Gold Medal
Combined – 2nd Overall, Silver Medal
Loretto A Team 1st Giant Slalom overall, Gold Medals
Loretto A Team 2nd Slalom, Silver Medals
Loretto A Team 2nd Combined Overall, Silver Medals
Loretto A Team 2nd School Overall, Silver Medals