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Nicole Yeargin reflects on tough year as she looks ahead to Budapest

“The past year was a hard one,” Nicole Yeargin declared on Friday in a confessional to mark her 26th birthday. “But you know what? I survived.” There was pain and hurt from the bumps in the road, Scotland’s third-quickest female 400 metres runner of all time acknowledges. Emerging from the darkness, she will hope a vibrant illumination will be found in Budapest where the world athletics championships are set to begin next Saturday morning.