Kirsty aiming for European double

BOTHWELL badminton star Kirsty Gilmour was handed a double target when she was named in an 11-strong squad to contest the European Individual Championships in Karlskrona, Sweden, from April 16-21.

Kirsty will be the only player in the squad to contest two events.

The new Yonex Scottish National champion will play in the women’s singles but will also partner Edinburgh’s Jillie Cooper in the women’s doubles.