Katherine Grainger in the running for BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Olympian has come a long way from Aberdeen’s River Dee
OLYMPIC gold medallist Katherine Grainger is to compete with some of the country’s top athletes for one of the UK’s most prestigious awards.
Katherine, who learned to row on Aberdeen’s River Dee, is in the running for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
The rower, who hails from Maryculter, made a splash at this year’s Olympics when she scooped a long-awaited gold medal.
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