Eilidh Child has Scot the lot in Bahamas

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The European 400 metres hurdles champion Eilidh Child (Pitreavie) is the sole Scot in the British team for the World Relay Championships in Nassau, Bahamas this weekend.

Child, who also captured a silver medal in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year, has just returned from a tough programme of warm weather training in Barcelona and joins her three English team-mates Shana Cox, Kelly Massey and Margaret Adeoye, with whom she shared the European relay bronze medal in Zurich last year.

Also in the GB squad is Welsh star Seren Bundy-Davies, who captured a silver in the European Indoors in Prague in March.

Bath-based Scot Kirsten McAslan, who ran a heroic last leg in Prague to take GB to the 4 x 400 silver medal and might well have earned a place in the Bahamas, will clash with Aberdeen’s Zoey Clark for the 400 metres title in the British Universities Championships at Bedford instead.

Edinburgh University’s European Under-23 cross-country champion Rhona Auckland will be favourite for the 5000 metres title while Glasgow 2014 rep Rachel Hunter is top-ranked in the women’s hammer.

Aberdeen’s Kathryn Christie (EAC) bids for both sprint titles but clubmate Kimberley Reed (Edinburgh) has exams and has opted to give the meeting a miss.

Napier’s Rachel Robertson is in the long jump but Faye Nicholson (Edinburgh) may miss out due to an entry muddle.