23 Aug

Lee Has One Eye On Glasgow

Lee McConnell

After taking part in her third Olympics this year, Lee McConnell is now tempted by the prospect of competing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in her hometown of Glasgow. Although for the time being she is focusing her attention on the remainder of the track season following appearances in the Olympic 400m semi-final and 4x400m final.

The 33-year-old has made no decision yet about her long-term future but said: "Glasgow 2014 is a huge attraction and my experiences in London, with all that amazing support from the public, makes it even more of an attraction I think."

Lee revealed how impressed she and her family were by the Games in London: "I loved every minute of London 2012 because the atmosphere was so good. My family were there for all my races, and speaking to them, they cannot talk highly enough of the attitude and approach by the volunteers, the officials and the military who were involved. It just seems to have been such a good experience for spectators as well as athletes and we need to try and do that at Glasgow 2014."

McConnell competed in Manchester for the 2002 Commonwealth Games, where she won a silver medal, and followed that up with appearances in Melbourne 2006, winning bronze in the hurdles, and Delhi 2010.