Motherwell academy on top of the world

WJR founding member Mike Simpson with World Jump Rope medalists Tammy Smith (14) from Motherwell, Claire Murray (15) from New Stevenson and Kiera McGuffie (11) from Kilmarnock,
WJR founding member Mike Simpson with World Jump Rope medalists Tammy Smith (14) from Motherwell, Claire Murray (15) from New Stevenson and Kiera McGuffie (11) from Kilmarnock,

Three girls from a Motherwell Jump Rope Academy at Dalziel High won an astonishing eight medals at the 2014 World Jump Rope Championships in Orlando.

Tammy Smith (14) from Motherwell, Claire Murray (15) from New Stevenson and Kiera McGuffie (11), from Kilmarnock - pictured with WJR founding member Mike Simpson - were Scotland’s first ever competitors at the event.