Macclesfield's Libby Clegg soaked up the home atmosphere again at the weekend –but it’s the prospect of the Hampden roar that has her most excited.

Clegg, a double silver medallist at last week’s World Championships, stormed to victory over 100m at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games in a season’s best 12.18 seconds.

It caps a week to remember for the 23-year-old and guide runner Mikail Huggins, silver medallists at last year’s Paralympics, after she also learned her T12 classification would be included in the disability sports schedule for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

“I can’t say how excited I am to have my event at the Commonwealth Games for the first time, it’s going to be so special,” said Clegg, originally from Bollington.

“I moved to Scotland in 2002, so wearing that blue vest and competing at Hampden Park – that’s going to take some beating.

“I’m just very lucky to be competing at a time so many events are here in the UK. Last year’s Paralympics was going to be hard to top but the atmosphere for the Anniversary Games was just as good.

“I also know it will be electric in Glasgow when the Scottish athletes are competing.”

Clegg has been winning medals since she burst onto the world scene as a 16-year old.

In addition to Paralympic silvers from London 2012 and Beijing 2008, she is a former world champion and reigning European champion.

And the best news for next year is that China and the Ukraine don’t pledge allegiance to the Queen, meaning arch-rivals Zhou Guohua and Oxana Boturchuk will be absent in Glasgow.

“I was a bit disappointed in Lyon to be beaten by four hundredths – if I’d run this 100m time there I would have been the world champion right now,” she added. “You can’t dwell on that though, I’m just pleased to run a quick time and get to compete in front of a sell-out crowd again at the Anniversary Games.”

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