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All Footage: 2013 Island Games Videos & Photos

All Footage: 2013 Island Games Videos & Photos

For those who couldn’t catch all the various parts of the 2013 NatWest Island Games, you can watch some of the action below, with 40 videos showing many of Bermuda’s record breaking performances, medal wins, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and much more. The Games officially concluded on Friday [July 19] after one week of competition... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Island Games Badminton Matches

Photos/Video: Island Games Badminton Matches

Teams from eleven different islands took part in the badminton competition at the 2013 NatWest Island Games, with all matches taking place at the BHS gymnasium. Badminton takes its name from Badminton House – home of the Duke of Beaufort in the English county of Gloucestershire. In 1873, the Duke is credited with bringing a version of the game... Read more of this article

Photos: Games Women’s Beach Volleyball

Photos: Games Women’s Beach Volleyball

Women’s and men’s beach volleyball took place at the National Sports Centre north field this past week, where sand has been trucked in to “recreate” a beach for the 2013 NatWest Island Games. Both Menorca and Cayman Islands won two medals, while Gotland and Saaremaa won one each. Other islands competing in beach volleyball included Bermuda,... Read more of this article

Photos: 2013 Island Games Tennis Matches

Photos: 2013 Island Games Tennis Matches

Friday [July 19] saw the team of Bermuda’s Thomas and Towlson reach the final of the men’s doubles tennis via wins over Le Cornu/Weaver of Jersey, Catchot/Previ of Menorca and finally McLuskey/Ogier of Guernsey. On their way to the final they did not drop a single set. The slideshow below shows the men’s tennis doubles final:On the... Read more of this article

Photos: 2013 Island Games Men’s Gymnastics

Photos: 2013 Island Games Men’s Gymnastics

Thursday [July 18] saw the men’s NatWest Island Games competition at the National Gymnastics Training Centre in St. David’s, with male gymnasts competing in the rings, floor, vault, pommel horse and high bar. The Isle of Man dominated the event, sweeping the medals in the floor, pommel, and high bar.Combining men’s and women’s... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Island Games Closing Ceremony

Photos/Video: Island Games Closing Ceremony

The 2013 NatWest Island Games officially concluded on Friday [July 19] after one week of competition that saw over 1,000 athletes from 22 islands compete in 14 different sports. The official medal table shows Bermuda in second place with an impressive total of 76 medals – 27 gold, 18 silver and 31 bronze.The week’s events came to an end... Read more of this article

Photos: Final Day Of Athletics At Island Games

Photos: Final Day Of Athletics At Island Games

Bermuda’s track and field athletes finished the 2013 NatWest Island Games with 26 medals, and multiple new Island Games record. Bermuda’s athletes won the men’s and women’s 200m, the men’s 100m, the men’s 110m hurdles, the 400m women’s hurdles, the 4×100 women’s relay, the 4×400 women’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Women’s Football BDA vs Greenland

Photos: Women’s Football BDA vs Greenland

The Bermuda women’s football team claimed the gold medal in the NatWest Island Games on Thursday night [July 18], with the game going down to the wire with a sudden death penalty shootout. Bermuda women celebrate their gold medal win:Bermuda’s starting line-up was Stacy Babb, Waynesha Bean, Cheyra Bell, Witnae Duerr, Kashintae Fox, Akeyla... Read more of this article

Photos: Women’s Shooting At Island Games

Photos: Women’s Shooting At Island Games

The shooting portion of the 2013 NatWest Island Games took place at Warwick Camp, Coopers Island and The Finger, with both male and female competitors showcasing their skills. Shooting events contested included ISSF 10m Air Pistol, 10m Air Rifle, ISSF 50m Free Pistol, 25m Standard Pistol, 25m Sport Pistol, 25m Centre Fire, 50m Prone Smallbore Rifle,... Read more of this article

Photos: Island Games Track & Field Day #5

Photos: Island Games Track & Field Day #5

The fifth day of competition in the 2013 NatWest Island Games took place yesterday [July 18], with track and field athletes from various islands competing at the National Sports Centre in Devonshire. Bermuda won 19 medals overall yesterday, including six in athletics – four of which were gold. Shianne Smith won gold in both the 400m hurdles and... Read more of this article

Photos: Island Games Men’s Beach Volleyball

Photos: Island Games Men’s Beach Volleyball

The 2013 NatWest Island Games men’s beach volleyball continued on Wednesday [July 17], with Saaremaa winning the gold medal after defeating the Cayman Islands. The Cayman took the silver, while the Spanish island of Menorca won the bronze. Siim Põlluäär and Keith Pupart made up the Saaremaa team, Richard Campbell and Philippe Deslandes played... Read more of this article

Photos: Island Games Shooting Day #4

Photos: Island Games Shooting Day #4

The fourth day of competition in the 2013 NatWest Island Games took place yesterday [July 17], with the shooting competition continuing at Warwick Camp, Coopers Island and The Finger. Bermuda — whose shooting team includes 80-year-old Nelson Simons — has won two medals in shooting thus far, with Carl Reid and Ross Roberts taking silver in... Read more of this article

Photos: Island Games Swimming Day #4

Photos: Island Games Swimming Day #4

The fourth day of competition in the 2013 NatWest Island Games took place yesterday [July 17], with swimmers from some 20 different islands hitting the pool at the newly constructed Aquatics Centre in Devonshire.Bermuda swimmers won three medals during the day’s competition, with Ashley Yearwood winning gold in the 50m freestyle, Rebecca Sharpe... Read more of this article