News: McIntosh Inducted To Hall of Fame

Shirley McIntosh MBE has been inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame.

She made history in the women’s prone event at the 1994 Commonwealth Games when she became the first ever Scottish woman to win a Gold medal in shooting.

The Scot also won a silver medal at the 1994 Commonwealth games as well as becoming a double Bronze medallist in the 1998 Commonwealth Games.

Furthermore, McIntosh is the first female shooter to be awarded an MBE for services to the sport.

Talking being inducted into the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame she said: “I’m greatly honoured to have been included as an inductee to the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame, and particularly in such illustrious company.

“I’m very appreciative of the support sportscotland and the National Lottery have given to me, and my sport, over the years and this recognition is the icing on the cake of my sporting career.”

The event was held at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and in Museum Glasgow on the 4th of November.

The other sporting legends who were inducted into the Hall of Fame on the night were Sir Chris Hoy MBE (cycling), Shirley Robertson OBE (sailing), Kenny Cairns MBE (swimming) and Sir Ian McGeechan OBE (rugby).

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