Scots in Team GB

MEN’S CURLING TEAM

David Murdoch (Skip), Euan Byers, Pete Smith, Ewan MacDonald. Alternate: Graeme Connal. Coach: David Hay.

Murdoch is world champion and recently won a big tournament in Canada, beating the hosts for the fourth time in a row.

WOMEN’S CURLING TEAM

Eve Muirhead (Skip), Lorna Vevers, Kelly Wood, Jackie Lockhart. Alternate: Annie Laird. Coach: Nancy Murdoch.

Britain won gold in 2002 and have a rising star in 19-year-old skip Muirhead. Came third in recent tournament against other Olympic nations.

BOBSLEIGH

Gillian Cooke. Age: 27

Former long jumper took up sport after a foot injury in 2008 and became world champion with partner Nicola Minichiello last year.

ICE DANCING

John Kerr, 29 and Sinead Kerr, 31

West Lothian siblings were tenth at the 2006 Games and fifth at last month’s European Championships. Ranked fifth in world.

HALFPIPE SNOWBOARDING

Lesley McKenna, 35

Aviemore woman did well to qualify for third consecutive Olympics against the odds.

HALFPIPE SNOWBOARDING

Ben Kilner, 21

Banchory youngster is ranked 26th in the world, and goes into Games in good form.

SPEED SKATING:

Elise Christie, 19

Falkirk teenager was sixth in 1,500m at last year’s European Championships and will also compete in short track at 500m and 1000m.

ALPINE SKIING

Andy Noble, 25

Edinburgh giant slalom skier will be making his Olympic debut. Ranked outside top 100.

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Andrew Musgrave, 19

Cross-country skier from Huntly was ninth at the World Junior Championships in 2008.

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

Andrew Young, 17

Also from Huntly, the youngster’s father Roy coaches the British cross-country team.

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