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Student selected for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympic Games

MSc Performance Psychology student, Seonaid Mcintosh, had been selected by the British Olympic Association (BOA) to represent team GB at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The 24-year-old, currently ranked world number one in the 50m 3 positions rifle discipline, will make her Olympic debut at the Asaka Shooting Range this summer.

Seonaid is supported by the University Individual Performance Programme which helps the very best student athletes who compete in an individual capacity to succeed in both sport and studies.

Ross Simpson - Assistant Director and Head of Sport at University of Edinburgh Sport & Exercise said

Everyone at The University of Edinburgh is delighted for Seonaid! Her Team GB selection is testament to the hard work and effort she puts in every day. She really is an exceptional athlete, who we are very proud to support at The University of Edinburgh.”

Seonaid continues her family’s long-standing connection with Sport at Edinburgh with both her parents, Donald McIntosh and Shirley McIntosh MBE, inductees into our Sports Hall of Fame, 2016 and 2011 respectively.