Victoria (Vicky) Wright

1993 -

Olympic curler. Born in Dumfries and educated at Stranraer Academy, Wright took a degree in nursing at Glasgow Caledonian University, and works as a staff nurse at Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert. Wright started curling at the age of twelve through a programme at Stranraer Ice Rink to encourage young people into the sport. She is a member of Leswalt Curling Club but currently lives in Stirling. She was alternate for the Scottish team that won a silver medal in the World Junior Curling Championships (2013). As a full playing member, she won another silver medal at 2019 European Curling Championship held at Helsingborg, with Eve Muirhead (b. 1990), Lauren Gray (b. 1991) and Jenn Dodds (b. 1991). As vice-skip to Muirhead, in a team with Dodds, Hailey Duff (b. 1997) and Mili Smith (b. 1998), Wright went on to win a gold medal at the European Curling Championship at Lillehammer (2021) and Great Britain's only gold medal in the Beijing Winter Olympics of 2022. Wright was awarded an MBE later the same year.

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