Isle of Man setting pace in Island Games in Gibraltar – Insidethegames.biz

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The Isle of Man is setting the pace at the Island Games in Gibraltar.

Rachel Franklin contributed to their cause in winning the women’s 1500 meres title in 4min 31.06sec as athletics continued at the Lathbury Sports Complex.

That contributed another gold to the total of 16 with which the Isle of Man top the current medals table, with Jersey second on 15 and Faroe Islands on 14.

The silver medal went to Rebekka Foglo of the Faroe Islands in 4:37.45, and bronze to Mabel Lewis of the Isle of Wight, who clocked 4:52.56.

Rhiannon Dowington of Guernsey won the women’s 100m hurdles in 16.34sec, ahead of Hannah Riley of the Isle of Man, who clocked 16.76, and Menorca’s Angela Marti, who recorded 17.48.

Peter Irving of Jersey won the men’s 110m hurdles in 16.08sec, with silver going to Toby Glass of Guernsey I6.34 and bronze to Gethin Hughes of Ynys Mon, who clocked 17.59.

In the ten-pin bowling mixed doubles, gold went to Sebastian Cronholm and Ida Sandstrom of the Åland Islands, with Gloria Dill and David Maycock of Bermuda taking silver, and Katarina Sundberg and Oskar Welin of the Åland Islands the bronze.

In the swimming women’s 200m individual medley was won by Gemma Atherley of Jersey in 2:18.15, with silver going to Kara Hanlon of the Western Isles in 2:18.21 and bronze to Abigail Lacey of the Isle of Wight in 2:18.51.

The Isle of Man won the men’s 4x50m freestyle relay in 1:32.82 ahead of Guernsey, who clocked 1:32.87, and Jersey in 1:33.54.

Alex Bregazzi of the Isle of Man won the men’s 200m freestyle in 1:47.66, with two swimmers from the Faroe Islands following him home – Alvi Hjelm, in 1:50.79, and Oli Mortensen, in 1:51.53.

In the men’s cycling team time trial, gold went to the Isle of Man, who clocked 1:56.31, silver went to Saaremaa in 1:56.51 and bronze to Guernsey, timed at 1:57.41.

In the women’s team time trial team award, gold also went to the Isle of Man in 1:34.26, ahead of Jersey, who clocked 1:35.51, and Guernsey, who recorded 1:40.06.

Petur Sigurð Johannesen of the Faroe Islands won the men’s 100 kilograms class judo gold with a 7-0 victory over Madis Laid of Saaremaa.

Guernsey beat Jersey 4-2 in the table tennis gold medal match.

Source: insidethegames.biz

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