By the time of the 1986 Commonwealth Games I’d been to the Olympics and won a European championships medal and this was almost a good practice for the Olympics coming up, but I still waned to do well at these Games themselves.
There had been some political issues … Continue Reading→
I have fond memories of the Commonwealth Games but like most journeys in sport, there were some bumps along the way to Gold.
It all started for me aged just 19 years where I competed in the 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games. I swam a PB for the 100M BR … Continue Reading→
1986 was a home games albeit with a predominantly Scottish crowd and it was a brilliant atmosphere. There were big Scottish and Welsh contingents as well as the English, when usually if you travel a long way to the Games their teams can be smaller, which meant that … Continue Reading→