Laura Weightman set for Commonwealth Games race

Laura Weightman.
Laura Weightman.

Northumberland athlete Laura Weightman will compete at the Commonwealth Games today - with a place in the final at stake.

The 23-year-old from Lesbury will battle it out in the 1500m heats, which are scheduled for between 12.20pm and 12.30pm.

Morpeth Harrier Weightman, who is coached by track legend Steve Cram, is aiming to reach tomorrow night’s final and be in and around the medals.

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