Island Games: Day #2 Live Updates/Summary

July 15, 2013

[Updated] Bermuda ended the second day of action on Monday [July 15] in the 2013 NatWest Island Games on top of the medal table, with 21 medals [7 golds, 6 silvers, 8 bronze], and one new Island Games record.

Seven of the medals were won in athletics, three in cycling, three in swimming, two in squash, two in triathlon, one medal was won by the gymnastics team, one in shooting, and two were won in tennis. Fourteen medals were won in the second day of competition, with Bermuda’s team claiming medals in four different sports on Monday.

Bermuda’s 14 medal wins on Monday July 15th:

  1. Athletics: Jah-Nhai Perinchief won gold in the high jump
  2. Athletics: Chas Smith won bronze in the high jump
  3. Athletics: Natasha Trott won the silver in the 100m
  4. Athletics: Tre Houston won the gold in the 100m [new record]
  5. Athletics: Kerri Furbert won silver in the long jump
  6. Athletics: Shianne Smith won gold in the javelin
  7. Athletics: Ashley Estwanik won bronze in the 10,000 metres
  8. Swimming: Lisa Blackburn won bronze in the 400m individual medley
  9. Swimming: Lisa Blackburn won bronze in the 50m breaststroke
  10. Swimming: Womens relay team won gold in the 4 x 50m freestyle relay
  11. Squash: Micah Frankin won bronze in the individual squash
  12. Squash: Laura Robinson won bronze in the individual squash
  13. Tennis: Men’s tennis team won bronze
  14. Tennis: Women’s tennis team won gold

Bermuda’s 7 medal wins on Sunday July 14th:

  1. Cycling: Nicole Mitchell won gold in the women’s individual road race
  2. Cycling:Karen Bordage won silver in the women’s individual road race
  3. Cycling: Women’s cycling team won gold in the team event
  4. Triathlon: Laurie Orchard won bronze in the women’s triathlon
  5. Triathlon: Women’s triathlon team won silver in the team event
  6. Gymnastics: Women’s gymnastics team won silver in the team event
  7. Shooting: Bermuda won silver in the 50m Prone Smallbore Rifle team event

Bermudian Tre Houston dominated the 100m, breaking the 24-year-old Island Games record on his way to winning the gold medal. The sprinter actually managed to break the record twice, as his time of 10.58 in the heats broke the record, and in the final his time of 10.34 broke his own record set in the morning.

As far as the overall medal table: Bermuda has 21; Jersey has 18; Guernsey has 17; Isle of Man has 13; Faroe Islands has 9, Cayman Islands has 8; Shetland Islands and Menorca have 6; Gibraltar, Aland, and Orkney have 4; while Saaremaa, Western Isles, and Ynys Môn all have 2 each.

Both the Bermuda men’s and women’s football team also recorded victories last night, with the men’s football team beating Falklands 8-0, and the women’s football team defeating Hitra 6-1.

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