• Eilish McColgan: Scot 'excited' by Tokyo Olympics distance double

June 22, 2020

Eilish McColgan is "excited" to go for the distance double at the Tokyo Olympics - 30 years after her mother Liz won 10,000m world gold in the same city.

The 29-year-old will run in the 5,000m at next year's rescheduled Games - her third Olympics - and hopes to also qualify for the longer distance.

Eilish, who is coached by her mother, will then focus fully on the marathon.

"It feels like a natural progression," she told BBC Scotland Sportsound.

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