Staff Scotland name provides Kirsty Legislation probability to relive Commonwealth Video games highs
The discus thrower from Munlochy, who’s a 13-time Scottish champion, has been named within the athletics squad for this summer time’s Video games, eight years after her first in Glasgow.
Legislation received a silver medal on the British Championships final weekend and cracked the 60-metre mark in 2021.
Representing Staff Scotland on the Commonwealth Video games was the proudest second of Kirsty Legislation’s profession – and now she will get to do it once more.
Her efforts paid off and she is going to compete on the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham subsequent month in Scotland colors.
“It’s my favorite factor to do, representing Scotland,” mentioned Legislation. “I completely adore it. It’s the most important occasion we will do it, so I can’t wait.
“Glasgow (2014) was the very best competitors I’ve competed in. I don’t assume something will ever come near that as a result of it was a house Video games.
“The Glasgow crowd received behind all the house international locations and I believe in Birmingham it’ll simply be nearly as good. I discovered from 2014 that I completely love competing on the massive stage. I liked each minute of it.
“I stayed within the sport as a result of I knew I used to be a 60-metre-plus thrower. Everybody has believed in me however my coach Zane (Duquemin) mentioned: ‘we will do that’.
“Final yr I had the season of my life. I’m glad I received over the 60-metre line – it’s not the place I wish to be as I do know I can go additional. However I’m delighted to recover from that barrier.”
Legislation is amongst six north representatives who have been introduced by Staff Scotland yesterday.
Burghead hammer thrower Mark Dry completes a exceptional turnaround in his personal private fortunes by heading to a fourth Video games.
The 2-time bronze-medalist had focused Scotland choice after coming back from a 28-month ban for deceptive anti-doping officers, which had seen him battle to clear his identify and noticed him landed with a big authorized invoice.
Zoey Clark is heading to her third Commonwealth Video games and can compete in each the 400m and the 4x400m relay.
She received two golds on the Scottish Indoor Championships early this yr and was a part of the relay squad for Staff GB on the Tokyo Olympics.