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Sammi Kinghorn, Harper Macleod's Athlete Ambassador, ends incredible World Championships on a high

Sammi Kinghorn, the 19-year-old Scottish wheelchair racer, announced herself on the global stage in incredible style during the IPC World Championships in Doha. Sammi will come home with a Bronze medal, a massive PB and the experience of four global finals as she sets her sights on the Rio Paralympics next year.

Sammi has been Harper Macleod's athlete ambassador since 2013 and everyone at the firm would like to congratulate her on her amazing performances and thank her for providing some spectacular racing.

Already a multiple European champion, Sammi was competing in the T53 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m in Doha - the most gruelling schedule of any athlete in the competition, with eight races in six days.

However, Sammi shrugged off any tiredness and the nerves of her first world appearance to register an amazing set of results.

In her very first event, the 200m, Sammi claimed Bronze, just missing out on silver by a few hundredths of a second.

You can see a clip of her bronze medal winning performance below.

She then went on to reach the final at every distance, finishing 5th in the 100m, 6th in the 400m and 7th in the 800m.

That last event, the 800m, saw her take her place in a star-studded line up but Sammi managed to hold her own, staying with the pack right to the finish line to record a massive PB - coming in only one second behind the winner.

You can see a clip of the 800m race below.

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