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Alness sprinter is silver darling at world championships


By Will Clark


ABBIE McNally never thought it would be possible she would win medals at a world championship.

Abbie McNally won two silver medals at the world championships. Picture: Luc Percival
Abbie McNally won two silver medals at the world championships. Picture: Luc Percival

But the Alness sprinter won two silver medals at the World Para Athletic Junior Championships in Switzerland.

The 18-year-old, who has Cerebral Palsy, claimed second place in the T35-38 100 metres and T35-38 200 metres against the best para-athletes in the world at under-20 level.

Speaking after her 100-metre success, she said finishing on the podium after competing against the best junior athletes was a dream come true.

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