Manders and Thomas settle for silver

  • Keep on running: Bermudaís Sean Trott finished eighth in the half-marathon at the NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar in a time of 1hr 13min 25sec yesterday

(Photograph by Bermuda Island Games Association)

    Keep on running: Bermudaís Sean Trott finished eighth in the half-marathon at the NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar in a time of 1hr 13min 25sec yesterday (Photograph by Bermuda Island Games Association)


Gavin Manders and David Thomas had to settle for a silver medal in the menís tennis doubles after losing their final at the NatWest International Island Games in Gibralar today.

The Bermudian pair were defeated 6-2, 6-2 by Stuart Parker and Michael Watkins, of Jersey, on the final day of the biennial competition, which featured 22 islands.

Bermuda will return home with 12 medals, five silver and seven bronze, finishing seventeenth in the standings.

In athletics yesterday, Sean Trott produced an impressive performance in the menís half-marathon, placing eighth in a time of 1hr 13min 25sec.

Sailor Kalin Hillier came fourth in the laser standard rig final with the 54 points, as did Adriana Penruddocke in the laser radial rig final with 67 points.

Also in the laser radial, Jordan Etemadi came seventeenth with 128 points, while Scott Mello finished sixteenth in the laser standard with 124 points.

In tennis, James Finnigan won the menís singles senior plate final, beating Lucas Forsstrom, of Aland, 1-6, 6-3, 1-5.

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Published Jul 12, 2019 at 4:15 pm (Updated Jul 12, 2019 at 6:01 pm)

Manders and Thomas settle for silver

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