Eilidh Child

Team Scotland athlete Eilidh Child, specialises in the 400 metre Hurdles.

Until recently Eilidh was a part time PE teacher but now sees her 'job' as being a full time athlete.

Eilidh Child

In the film below Eilidh talks about her time at the Commonwealth Games in 2010 in Delhi, where she represented Scotland and won the silver medal in the 400 metres hurdles. She hopes to build on that success by winning Gold in the 2014 Games in Glasgow.

Eilidh also visits her old school Kinross Primary and talks to Commonwealth Class about her hopes for Glasgow 2014.

Eilidh Child - 400m Hurdler, team Scotland athlete and Commonwealth Class ambassador.

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