3rd August 2015
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Games victory for Flaws but team misses out

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Lynda Flaws serving in her singles match against Guyana's Nicola Cumming. Photo: Kevin Jones

Lynda Flaws serving in her singles match against Guyana’s Nicola Cumming. Photo: Kevin Jones

Table tennis star Lynda Flaws has been in winning form this morning at the Commonwealth Games – continuing Shetland’s strong showing in Glasgow.

Flaws was competing in the team event with Scotland taking on Guyana.

Lynda Flaws celebrates after playing a winning shot against Guyana's Nicola Cummings. Photo: Kevin Jones

Lynda Flaws celebrates after playing a winning shot against Guyana’s Nicola Cummings. Photo: Kevin Jones

In the individual element of the competition she emerged with a 3-2 victory against Nicola Cummings, while with team mate Corinna Whitaker the Scottish pair saw off Chelsea Edghill and  Trenace Lowe 3-1 to Scotland.

However , the Scottish team lost the overall tie  3-2. Flaws will also be competing in the doubles and individual events.

Her  performance comes after swimmer Andrea Strachan sealed a place in the final of the 50m breaststroke.

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