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A 13-Year-Old Girl Just Became Scotland’s Youngest Ever Commonwealth Games Medalist

Erraid Davies is the youngest Team Scotland member of all time.

Erraid Davies has just become the hero of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games after becoming Scotland’s youngest ever Games medallist.

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The 13-year-old para-swimmer had not told her school friends she was competing in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke SB9 Final. She won the bronze medal.

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Davie’s first started swimming as it one of the few sports that she could participate in after being diagnosed with a hip problem at the age of four.

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When Davies realised she’d won bronze, the look of sheer joy on her face was an absolute delight to see.

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Here she is celebrating her win at Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

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Australia’s Madeleine Scott took silver, and New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe took Gold.

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After her win, Davies told the BBC: “I’m really happy. It’s another PB and I could really hear the crowd in the last 25 metres. Mum and Dad are here to watch and I’m not sure what we’ll do to celebrate later.”

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As it turns out, it seems their daughter thought of a way to celebrate her win. Her mother Joyce told BBC Radio 5 live: “Apparently she was going to get some cake and some Irn Bru to celebrate.”

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