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Intertrust Challenge Roundup
16 Jul
1:41

Intertrust Challenge Roundup

Emerging athletes impress on home turf- by Jamie Ingrouille Richard Bartram’s impressive 1500m performance was one of the highlights of an eventful athletics meet on an unassuming morning at Footes Lane, which also fostered several standout performances at U13 level. Bartram ran a personal best of 3:59.60 to gap a strong…

Chalmers’ silver-lining at a challenging weekend in Birmingham
11 Jul
11:06

Chalmers’ silver-lining at a challenging weekend in Birmingham

Alastair Chalmers came away with a silver medal in the senior boys 400m hurdles at the English Schools’ Championships in Birmingham on a weekend that proved a challenging one for most of Guernsey’s contingent of athletes. Peter Curtis had arguably the most positive weekend of all the athletes as he…

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: 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…

Chalmers makes decision to target London
21 Jun
4:10

Chalmers makes decision to target London

Cameron Chalmers yesterday made the decision to withdraw from the Island Games squad in favour of targeting a place at the IAAF World Championships in London. He had earlier this summer hoped he could broker an agreement with British Athletics to miss the World Trials event in Birmingham but this…

Perrio & juniors sizzle in the heat over 1500
21 Jun
11:37

Perrio & juniors sizzle in the heat over 1500

Island Games Preparation 1500mtrs, Footes Lane, 20th June 2017 The sizzling heat wave conditions did not hinder the athletes running 1500mtrs at Footes Lane last night with the majority of the field setting personal bests.  Gotland bound  Louise Perrio highlighted her rising form by setting a personal best time over…

Double gold for the Chalmers brothers
18 Jun
11:00

Double gold for the Chalmers brothers

Sunday saw three Guernsey athletes make national finals at the England Athletics U20/U23 Championships in Bedford and all three came away mightily satisfied with their weekend’s work. Cameron and Alastair Chalmers (above) both continue to get faster over the 400m and 400m hurdles respectively and they both claimed age group titles…

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…