Sporting Memories Ambassador: Yvonne Murray MBE

Scotland's Yvonne Murray MBE is a former long-distance runner who has Olympic bronze, Commonwealth gold, European and World titles.

Yvonne 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. We were delighted when Yvonne agreed to become a Sporting Memories Ambassador and we thank her for her ongoing support of our work.