Eilidh Child makes Edinburgh Uni’s hall of fame

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OLYMPIAN Eilidh Child is among three athletes to be added to the list of sporting greats in the University of Edinburgh’s Sports Hall of Fame.

Child, a graduate of the university, represented Great Britain in the 2012 Olympics Games in London and won a silver medal for the 400m in the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Eilidh Child is hoping to secure gold for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games this summer. Picture: Jane Barlow
Eilidh Child is hoping to secure gold for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games this summer. Picture: Jane Barlow

Also added to the roll-call of sporting greats are Olympic bronze medal winning swimmer Alan McClatchey and two-time Commonwealth bronze medal winning weightlifter Charles Revolta.

Previous inductees into the Hall of Fame include six-time Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Sir Chris Hoy, Olympic gold medallist rower Katherine Grainger, and Olympic 400 metre running champion Eric Liddell.

 

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