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Coach believes Alness sprinter can make it to the top


By Will Clark

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ALNESS sprinter Abbie McNally has the potential to make it to the top of world para-athletics.

Abbie McNally with 100 metre gold medallist Sofia Karla Herrera Cardenas of Mexico and Germany's Sophie Anika Memmer. Picture: LucPercival
Abbie McNally with 100 metre gold medallist Sofia Karla Herrera Cardenas of Mexico and Germany's Sophie Anika Memmer. Picture: LucPercival

That is the view of her coach Charlie Forbes after she won two silver medals at the World Junior Para- Athletics Championships in Switzerland.

She claimed silver in the 100 metres and 200 metres at Nottwill.

It has been a meteoric rise for McNally, who has cerebral palsy, as she only took up para-athletics four years ago.

Now after winning silver medals against the best junior athletes in the world, the Inverness Harriers coach said McNally (18) is more than capable of making the step up to senior level.

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