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Scottish Borders kids name Commonwealth wheelchair

A wheelchair that a Scottish Borders athlete will use to race in the Commonwealth Games has been named by pupils at a local school.

Samantha Kinghorn from Gordon has been picked to compete for Scotland in wheelchair racing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

She has a brand new chair to use and today, she took the chair to Lauder Primary school.

The children were asked to name the chair in a competition, and the chosen name is Poppy.The chair has been adorned with its new name.

Wheelchair racer Samantha Kinghorn and pupils from Lauder Primary School with 'Poppy' the wheelchair. Credit: ITV News