Kirsty named in Games line-up

Scottish Badminton Champion Kirsty Gilmour at the Scotstoun Badminton HQ as she continues her preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Picture Robert Perry The Scotsman  14th Jan 2014

Scottish Badminton Champion Kirsty Gilmour at the Scotstoun Badminton HQ as she continues her preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Picture Robert Perry The Scotsman 14th Jan 2014

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Bothwell badminton star Kirsty Gilmour’s place in the Team Scotland line-up for Glasgow 20-14 was confirmed this week.

The 20-year-old - ranked 18 in the world and three in the Commonwealth - will compete in both singles and women’s doubles - with Imogen Bankier.

The badminton events will take place at the Emirates Arena over 11 days, from Thursday, July 24, to Sunday, August 3.

It will be Kirsty’s second Commonwealth Games, having also participated at the 2010 Games in Delhi.