Gymnastics, Women's Team & Individual
Shannon made her senior Commonwealth Games debut at Gold Coast which saw her finish 10th in the Individual All-Around event. She also achieved 5th in the Vault final and competed in the Team Event helping the team secure a 5th place finish. In the lead up to Gold Coast Shannon put on a brilliant display at the 2017 Scottish Artistic Gymnastics Championships, taking four of the five gold medals on offer, improving on her tally of one gold, two silver and a bronze from 2016. A Team bronze at the Northern European Championships followed.
Shannon had experienced being part of Team Scotland prior to Gold Coast, competing at the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games in Isle of Man. Shannon’s mother (Wendy Purdie) was capped 30 times for Scotland Indoor Lawn Bowls and also represented Scotland at British and World level. Her sister (Gemma Archer) represented Scotland at Artistic Gymnastics.
- Date of Birth 29/07/1998
- Birth Place Edinburgh
- Hometown Uphall
- Lives Uphall
- Coach Sandra Walsh
- Club City of Glasgow
- Commonwealth Games Representation 2011, 2018
Did You Know?
Greys Anatomy, Made in Chelsea, Keeping up with the Kardashians
Most things but follow a healthy diet for my sport
I listen to...
Most Chart Music. Upbeat music especially for a competition
Dream holiday destination
Dream job as a child
Strength and Conditioning Coach and is still what I am aiming to become