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Aviemore cyclist Ellie Stone wins silver medal for Scotland at Commonwealth Games

By Will Clark

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Aviemore cyclist Ellie Stone has won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games.

Ellie Stone won a silver medal.
Ellie Stone won a silver medal.

The 21-year-old finished in second place with Aileen McGlynn in the Women’s B Tandem Sprint.

They reached the final before losing 2–0 in the final to Australia's pairing.

But Stone was pleased to at least achieve a place on the podium and paid tribute to McGlynn.

"Aileen has got so much experience, which makes it so much easier to ride because she gives me all the tips and stuff, and I don't think I could have done it with anyone else."

McGlynn said: "Ellie’s been fantastic, coming in at the last minute and piloting me – she’s done an amazing job.

"We've only been riding together for like 12 weeks. Ellie has never ridden a tandem before, never ridden tri bars. She done an amazing job, and I'm so grateful to her for getting me a silver medal."

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