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Abbie McNally

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
University of Highlands and Islands: Inverness, SCO

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
She began to take athletics seriously after being invited to join her local athletics club by Scottish Disability Sport's Regional Manager for Highlands and Islands Charlie Forbes after competing at the Highland Disability Sport athletics competition in 2015. "I was hesitant at first and wasn't sure about going but once I went along at the end of May [2015] I haven't looked back since."
Club / Team
Inverness Harriers: Scotland
Name of coach
Charlie Forbes

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in the T37/38 60m event at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix in Glasgow, Scotland. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 25 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Be confident, believe in yourself and most importantly never give up." (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 25 Feb 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at a Paralympic Games. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 25 Feb 2018)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy. (ross-shirejournal.co.uk, 06 Jun 2019)