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Borders pupils 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.

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Commonwealth wheelchair named by Borders pupils

Now, many of us will be watching the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer, but one Scottish Borders school will be watching even more closely, after naming a wheelchair that will be used in the games.

Wheelchair Racer Samantha Kinghorn, who is from Gordon, paid a visit to Lauder Primary School this morning with her new racing wheels, and to tell pupils what name she picked. Jenny Longden reports

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