HANNAH Rankin has been named alongside some of Scotland’s most influential sportswomen in the final of a national award.

The Luss boxer has been shortlisted as a finalist in the sportswoman of the year category, sponsored by the University of the West of Scotland, at the 2019 Scottish Women in Sport Awards, with a prize-giving ceremony to be held in Glasgow on Friday, November 8.

The celebratory evening - the sixth edition of the annual event - will mark a landmark year for Scottish women in sport and special guests Judy Murray and Catriona Matthew will help to hand out the awards at a glitzy gala dinner.

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Rankin, who was crowned Scotland’s first female boxing world champion earlier this year after claiming the IBO super-welterweight title, is up against long-distance runner Laura Muir - who is also in contention to be named Scottish Athlete of the Year - and 2018 world shooting champion Seonaid McIntosh.

Ten different categories will also see the champion school, young sportswoman, team of the year, coach of the year, official of the year, innovation in sport, inspiration in sport, community sports champion and role model of the year awards presented.

Rankin’s final fight of a record-breaking year, meanwhile, will take place in Malta in four weeks’ time.

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She will face the unbeaten Swedish boxer Patricia Berghult for the interim WBC super-welterweight belt.

Posting on Facebook, Rankin said: “She’s highly skilled and coming with the intention of winning but I will not be letting this opportunity slip past me.

“Come November 27 I will be adding another world title to my collection.”