Going for Gold!

Valerie Keith brought home gold from the International Deaf Championship in Perth Australia
Valerie Keith brought home gold from the International Deaf Championship in Perth Australia

Local woman, Valerie Keith has returned from an international bowling competition in Australia triumphant.

Fraserburgh Leisure Centre bowler Valerie represented Scotland in the sixth International Deaf Bowls Championship held in Perth, Australia.

Competing in temperatures of 34C - 36C Valerie said she found the heat a “bit of a struggle but got used to it after a few days”.

Valerie was accompanied on her trip by her husband, Charlie who was also competiting and came home with a bronze and silver medal.

Valerie would like to express her thanks to Fraserburgh Leisure Centre; Gray & Adams Ltd; The mace in Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire Sports Council and CDG from Fraserburgh Community Centre for making the trip possible with their kind donations.