Sochi 2014 berths for Buchan, Cooke and Christie

Elise Christie is gunning for a medal in Sochi. Pic: Getty
Elise Christie is gunning for a medal in Sochi. Pic: Getty
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Three Lothians sports stars have been named in the Great Britain team for next month Winter Olympics

Short-track speed skater Elise Christie (Livingston), freestyle skier Murray Buchan (Edinburgh) and curler Vicki Adams (Edinburgh) will all travel to Sochi in Russia to take part in the games, which runs from Friday, February 7 to Sunday, February 23.

However, there was no place for Capital freestyle skier Anna Vincenti or Gillian Cooke, who was bidding for a place on the bobsleigh team.

It will be the first time that Buchan and Adams have competed at the Winter Olympics.

Full Team GB squad

Alpine skiing: David Ryding, Chemmy Alcott.

Biathlon: Lee Jackson, Amanda Lightfoot Bobsleigh: Stuart Benson, John Jackson, John Baines, Ben Simons, Joel Fearon, Bruce Tasker, Craig Pickering, Lamin Deen, Paula Walker, Rebekah Wilson.

Cross country skiing: Andrew Young, Andrew Musgrave, Callum Smith, Rosamund Musgrave.

Curling: David Murdoch, Tom Brewster, Greg Drummond, Michael Goodfellow, Scott Andrews, Claire Hamilton, Eve Muirhead, Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams, Lauren Gray.

Figure skating: David King, Nick Buckland, Matthew Parr, Jenna McCorkell, Penny Coomes, Stacey Kemp.

Freestyle skiing: Murray Buchan, James Woods, James Machon, Emma Lonsdale, Katie Summerhayes, Rowan Cheshire.

Short track speed skating: Jon Eley, Richard Shoebridge, Jack Whelbourne, Elise Christie, Charlotte Gilmartin.

Skeleton: Lizzy Yarnold, Shelley Rudman, Kristan Bromley. Dominic Parsons.

Snowboarding: Ben Kilner, Billy Morgan, Dom Harington, Jamie Nicholls, Zoe Gillings, Jenny Jones, Aimee Fuller.