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Gotland 2017: Wednesday 28 Evening Session
28 Jun
9:24

Gotland 2017: Wednesday 28 Evening Session

Distance duo bring back medals for Guernsey– by Jamie Ingrouille Excellent 5000m races by Sarah Mercier and Louise Perrio saw them mount the podium as Guernsey’s star performers of a successful evening athletics session. Reigning champion Mercier ran a bold race for silver in the wake of an injury that…

Gotland 2017: Wednesday 28 Morning Session
28 Jun
1:50

Gotland 2017: Wednesday 28 Morning Session

Sprinters safely through initial stages– by Jamie Ingrouille Hannah Lesbirel may prove one of Guernsey’s main medal prospects after a ‘quite comfortable’ 200m qualifier in a long morning of heats that evoked both joy and disappointment from the island team. Lesbirel, who holds the women’s island record in the event,…

Gotland 2017: Tuesday 27 Evening Session
27 Jun
8:41

Gotland 2017: Tuesday 27 Evening Session

Gallagher adds to Guernsey’s medal tally with record-breaking 400m performance- by Jamie Ingrouille Indi Gallagher ran hard from the start to take a bronze medal as well as a senior island record in the women’s 400m, with her time of 56.48 improving Kimberley Goodall’s 12-year old record of 56.81. ‘I did…

Gotland 2017: Tuesday 27 Morning Session
27 Jun
2:22

Gotland 2017: Tuesday 27 Morning Session

Men’s sprint relay squad advance in short but sharp morning of heats- by Jamie Ingrouille Guernsey’s men’s 4x100m squad have qualified for Friday’s final after winning their heat in a time of 42.41. The heat team consisted of Teddy Le Clerc, Alastair Chalmers, Harry Burns and Tom Druce. Le Clerc…

Gotland 2017: Monday 26 Evening Session
26 Jun
7:47

Gotland 2017: Monday 26 Evening Session

Double silver, double gold for Guernsey in day two of Island Games athletics– By Jamie Ingrouille Louise Perrio kickstarted today’s outstanding evening athletics session with her golden victory in a thrilling women’s 10,000m. After passing the 5,000m mark in a modest 18:50, Perrio surged to the front alongside Faroe Islands’…

Gotland 2017 – Monday am session.
26 Jun
12:05

Gotland 2017 – Monday am session.

Chalmers & Wallbridge comfortably through but wind hampers sprints. Sam Wallbridge (ht 1, 1st , 56.14)and Alastair Chalmers(ht 2, 1st, 58.53) both looked impressive in qualifying for this evening’s 400mHurdles final with  each having the luxury of easing back but still comfortably securing  key lanes for the final. In the…

NatWest Island Games – Gotland2017 Sunday session
26 Jun
5:20

NatWest Island Games – Gotland2017 Sunday session

Merrien has to settle for silver. In what became a two man race Lee Merrien was outsprinted for gold by Isle of Man ‘s Oliver Lockley in the opening track final of the 2017 games. There were echoes of 2009’s 5000m final, where Merrien tracked and outsprinted Aland’s marathon specialist…

Guernsey Dairy Milk Run 2017
18 Jun
3:04

Guernsey Dairy Milk Run 2017

Husband & Wife duo Richard Friedrich and Ulrike Maisch double victory in 2017 half. In hot conditions Richard Friedrich won a war of attrition and drew clear of Waverley’s Christopher Peck and three times winner Steve Dawes in the closing stages to repeat his 2015 win. Ulrike defended her title…

Milk Dash 5k
17 Jun
6:04

Milk Dash 5k

The Guernsey Dairy weekend of running kicked off with the inaugural 5k milk dash over four laps at Saumarez Park. Over 20 11-17 year olds participated. Images Andy Dovey. Summer Woodhead continued with her winning ways and improved her personal best by 5 seconds with a time of 19 minutes…

Island Games Preparation 5000m/800m
09 Jun
7:07

Island Games Preparation 5000m/800m

David Emery reduced his Personal best by nearly 30 seconds and ground out a well deserved victory to stop the clock in 15:45.8 seconds just 5 seconds clear of Ed Mason in the  island games preparation event. In a quality field Emery set a consistent pace from the start and…