Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She started running at age nine.
|Why this sport?
||At age 12 she sat down with her coach and stated her ambitions for the future. "I told him I wanted to compete in the Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England, and the Olympics in Beijing, China."
|Club / Team
||Dunfermline and West Fife: Scotland
|Name of coach
||She broke her foot at the beginning of 2001. (cgcs.org.uk, 19 Jul 2002)
Her training was hampered in 2010 after she strained her hamstring. (scotsman.com, 31 Jul 2010)
|Awards and honours
||She became the youngest athlete to represent Scotland in athletics at a Commonwealth Games when she was selected for Manchester 2002 at the age of 15. (scottishathletics.org.uk, 29 May 2010)
||Her mother Wendy also runs, and in 2007 the two of them became the first mother / daughter pair to make the final of the New Year Sprint. (scottishathletics.org.uk, 29 May 2010)
Her grandfather, John Sharp, is a former British professional sprint champion. (Sunday Herald, 11 Jul 2004)