Games triumphs will leave lasting East Lothian legacy

Judo gold medallist Euan Burton

Judo gold medallist Euan Burton

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Five golds, two silvers and one bronze – pride in a sporting job well done and the grateful thanks of a nation thrilled by an amazing event.

East Lothian athletes were winners in every sense at the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Twelve people who had taken their first faltering sporting steps in the county were given the opportunity to compete with the best on a world stage.

As Team Scotland swept to a record-breaking haul of 53 medals, the men and women of East Lothian played their part in what has been praised as the best Games.

For full story, see this week’s East Lothian News. On sale now.

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