WATCH: Samantha Kinghorn’s medal ceremony

Borders para-athlete Samantha Kinghorn is awarded the first of two gold medals on day one of the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 20th August 2014, 12:12 am
Samantha Kinghorn collects gold in the T53 400m 
IPC Athletics European Championships Swansea
Samantha Kinghorn collects gold in the T53 400m IPC Athletics European Championships Swansea

The 18-year-old from Gordon, who was making her senior debut in a GB & NI vest, collected this gold after winning the women’s 400m T53 title in the morning.

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“It’s great winning a gold medal in front of a home crowd and my family have travelled down from Scotland to see me race,” she said.

Samantha Kinghorn collects gold in the T53 400m IPC Athletics European Championships Swansea