27 Scots book their places for Glasgow 2014

With only 300 days to go until the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) announced the first 27 athletes to be selected to represent Team Scotland.

After a busy and successful summer of sporting action across all 17 sports on the Games programme, athletes from two sports have now produced the necessary performances to lay claim to a coveted place on the Team, for what promises to be an amazing home Games.

Scottish Athletics have had 23 athletes named today, alongside four squash players and a total of 19 will make their Commonwealth Games debut in Glasgow.

SELECTED ATHLETES

ATHLETICS:

Susan Partridge, Marathon (Sowerby Bridge, HX6)
Derek Hawkins, Marathon (Elderslie, PA5)
Libby Clegg, T12 100m (Newcastleton, TD9)
Eilidh Child, 400m Hurdles (Kinross KY13)
Guy Learmonth 800m (Berwick upon Tweed, TD15)
Chris O’Hare 1500m (West Linton, EH46)
Laura Muir, 1500m (Milnathort, Kinross KY13)
Meggan Dawson-Farrell, T54 1500m (Tullibody, FK10)
Samantha Kinghorn, T54 1500m (Kelso)
Eilish McColgan 3000m Steeplechase (Carnoustie, DD7)
Laura Whittle, 5000m (Loughborough LE11)
Stephanie Twell, 5000m (Twickenham)
Mark Dry, Hammer (Moray)
Andrew Frost, Hammer, (Broxburn, EH52)
Susan McKelvie, Hammer, (Broxburn, EH52)
Nicholas Percy, Discus (Isle of Wight)
Allan Smith, High Jump (Edinburgh EH30)
David Smith, High Jump (Barrhead, Glasgow G78)
Jayne Nisbet, High Jump (Edinburgh)
Emma Nuttall, High Jump (Edinburgh, EH12)
Jade Nimmo, Long Jump (Falkirk, FK1)
Sarah Warnock, Long Jump (Prestonpans, EH32)
Jax Thoirs, Pole Vault (Glasgow, G13)

Women’s 4x400m Relay

SQUASH:

Alan Clyne, Men’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles (Inverness/Edinburgh)
Harry Leitch, Men’s Doubles (Edinburgh)
Frania Gillen-Buchert, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles (Edinburgh)
Alexandra Clark, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles (Edinburgh)