8 August 2020

We are delighted to welcome Olympic, Commonwealth, European and World Championship long-distance runner Yvonne Murray MBE as a Sporting Memories Foundation Ambassador.

We thank Yvonne for her ongoing support of our work.

Yvonne, who is from Musselburgh, East Lothian, won an Olympic bronze medal in 1988 at 3000m, with bronze, silver and gold European Championship medals over the same distance indoor and outdoor.

At the Commonwealth Games she won bronze in Edinburgh in 1986 and silver in 1990 (both at 3000m), followed by gold at 10,000m in 1994. Yvonne was awarded an MBE in 1990 and in 1994 became BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year.