Eve Muirhead will again skip her World Gold Winning rink; Claire Hamilton, Anna Sloan and Vicki Adams this time to battle it out for Olympic Gold in Sochi in Feburary next year. If successful this will add an Olympic Gold to the World Championship Gold which the rink won in March this year.
Coverage of the announcement event will be on STV and SKY TV channels.
All Scots Team
Claire Hamilton described being picked for the Olympic team as "a dream come true"
While Vicki Adams said: "All the hard work that has been put in by the team over the last two years has really paid off."
Vice-skip Anna Sloan commented that the selection was an "honour," and that, "[The Team had] been working very hard throughout the off-season, both on ice and in the gym, and are now ready to start the competition period in the build-up to the Games to ensure we are at our peak level of performance"
Fifth time Paralympic selection for Tom Killin
Commenting on his selection, Tom Killin said: “I am over the moon to be selected for Sochi 2014."
Aileen Neilson will join Tom, and in doing so will be making her second appearance for GB after her debut at the last winter paralymic games. “Competing at a Paralympic Games is the pinnacle of any athlete’s career, and I’m so pleased to be representing ParalympicsGB for the second time in Sochi. It is a real honour to be named as Skip for the team, and I’m really looking forward to the next few months as we make our final preparations for the Games.” commented Aileen Neilson.
Gregor Ewan and Robert McPherson will both be making their Paralymic debut, but have both competed as part of Team Scotland at the Sochi hosted World Wheelchair Championships this year, which was the test event for the facility for the Olympics and Paralympics.
Tony Zummack, Head Coach of the Wheelchair Curling team, was delighted to announce his first Paralympic team, saying: “Aileen, Gregor, Robert and Tom have shown an ability to be an efficient team on ice and I look forward to giving them the opportunity to continue to develop their team identity and work closely with each other over the coming months."