Capital doctors and physios
prepare for Glasgow 2014

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MEDICS from the Capital have been named as members of Team Scotland for the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

Four doctors and 12 physiotherapists will work to keep the nation’s athletes in top shape during the Games in Glasgow.

Edinburgh doctor Michelle Jeffrey and physios Oliver Davies, Sandi Lyall, Fiona Mather, Tracy McAdam and Stephen Mutch have all been named in the medical team, led by Dr Niall Elliot and East Linton physio Lindsay Thomson.

Ms Thomson said: “I am delighted with the physiotherapy team we have appointed and I am confident that we have a world-class sports medicine team to support Team Scotland in Glasgow.

“We look forward to working with Team Scotland colleagues and Glasgow 2014 and are excited about the challenges that lie ahead.”

Dr Elliot said: “The interest in these positions was unprecedented, with the final selection reflecting the high quality of support available to Scottish sport. The team have all experienced large multi-sport Games before, including previous Commonwealth Games, summer and winter Olympic Games.”