Team Scotland were delighted to be presented with the Our Sporting Hero Award at the 2018 Daily Record Our Heroes Awards.
The Awards were held at the Double Tree Hilton in Glasgow on 18 May and the team’s outstanding performances in the Gold Coast as they became Scotland’s most successful overseas team in Commonwealth Games history, lead them to picking up the Our Hero Award, presented by category sponsor QTS and football stars Steven Naysmith and Kyle Lafferty.
On an emotional night, Team Scotland stars David McMath (Shooting), Ronnie Duncan (Lawn Bowls), Caroline Duncan (Lawn Bowls), Stacey McDougall (Lawn Bowls), Gareth Murray (Basketball), Nic Collins (Basketball), Adam Hall (Badminton), Lisa Tobias (Weightlifting), Jodey Hughes (Weightlifting), Cara Kennedy (Gymnastics), Kevin Moran (Squash) and Ross Connelly (Wrestling) joined celebrities from the worlds of sport, media and entertainment. Along with other heroes from local communities across Scotland and members of the Armed Forces and Emergency Services, they were presented Awards for the difference they made over the last year.
Team Scotland Chef de Mission, Jon Doig OBE said, “We are humbled to be recognised in such company, it brings home just how much the team means to the people of Scotland when you are acknowledged in this way and makes you even more determined to continue to inspire people in the future.”