Through sheer determination she has since brought her body from the brink of paralysis to an elite level of performance. Next week the 29-year-old is taking part in her first Team GB training camp.

“They were going to send me away with cluster headaches,” she told the Herald this week. “But there was a specialist there who said you need to do a CT scan.”

After several tests doctors realised she had a brain haemorrhage.

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