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1 Made by Simran, Sanjana and Likuvu Grade 5B GDGWS, India

2  She is a popular Scottish Runner  She was born in 20 Feb in Perth

3  At a young age, Eillidh Child was encouraged by her sister at a young age to run. Instead, she took up swimming and won back-to-back Scottish Under-13 School titles in the butterfly. After finally joining a local athletics club, it did not take Eilidh long to become an international age group star.

4  As a youngster, Eilidh won the U13 Scottish Schools butterfly swimming title two years in succession. One of her sisters is a writer, the other used to compete at triple jump and her brother is a footballer.

5  Eilidh Child is one of Britain’s top female hurdlers. She set the Scottish Under-23 (U23) record in the 400 meter hurdles in 2008 and finished third at the 2008 Olympic trials.  She placed second in the 400 meter hurdles at the 2009 European U23 Championships and earned a spot to compete at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin.  This year she made the final at the European Championships in Barcelona and set a new Scottish Record of 55:16 at the Diamond League meeting at Crystal Palace.  In addition to excelling on the track, Eilidh works as a Physical Education teacher.

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