Pitreavie athlete Eilidh Doyle’s Olympic dream ended in disappointment in Rio.
The 400m hurdler – a former Perth Grammar School PE teacher – finished eighth in the final in a time of 54.61, with American Dalilah Muhammad breezing to victory in 53.13.
Denmark’s Sara Slott Petersen won silver with American Ashley Spencer taking the bronze.
Doyle told the BBC: “It was a smooth and solid run I just wasn’t in there. I feel like I nailed the race. I am not too unhappy but you always want more.”
Doyle’s compatriot Lynsey Sharp qualified for the women’s 800m final after an impressive semi-final performance.
The Dumfries-born Commonwealth Games silver medallist finished second behind South African Caster Semanya in a time of 1:58:65.
GB team-mate Shelayna Oskan-Clarke failed to make the final.
Dundee Hawkhill Harrier Eilish McColgan goes in the final of the women’s 5,000 metres tonight. Having qualified fifth-fastest overall in 15:18:30, she’s the sole Briton in a 15-strong field.