Video: how Team Scotland prepared for the Games

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Team Scotland athletes have already enjoyed unprecedented success during this Commonwealth Games.

The majority of Team Scotland medallists have stood alone on these podiums, but their success is down in large part to the sizeable team of experts who work to enhance athletes at the elite level by providing advice and guidance during training and competition.

Picture: John Devlin

Picture: John Devlin

The Scotsman spoke to Mike Whittingham, the director of high performance at sportscotland Institute of Sport, to discover how the organisation has helped athletes competing in Glasgow.