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Ten Games records smashed

After three days of action in the NatWest Island Games, ten Games records have been broken nine of them at the Aquatics Centre.

The previous women's 4x50 metres medley relay mark was smashed by the Bermuda women, Madelyn Moore, Lisa Blackburn, Rebecca Heyliger and Ashley Yearwood who clocked one minute, 58.16 seconds

The Cayman Island’s Fraser brothers, both former Olympians, have accounted for three records.

Brett Fraser swam the men's 50m butterfly in 24.09; Shaune Fraser clocked 49.86 in the men's 100m freestyle and 51.00 in the 100 metres butterfly.

Shetlands Islands swimmer Andrea Strachan broke the women's 100 metres breaststroke record in1:10.85; the men's 4 x 50m freestyle relay record was beaten by Jeremy Osborne, Ben Lowndes, Thomas Hollingworth and Miles Munro who were timed in 1:31.54; and Gotland’s Ida Sandin put her name in the record book with a time of 2:14.22 in the women's 200m Individual Medley.

A new women's 50m butterfly mark was set by Charlotte Atkinson of Isle of Man in 27.73. Her team-mate Laura Kinley swam the women's 200m breaststroke in 2:32.60.

The only other new record before this morning was set by shot putter Linda Treie of Saaremaa (14.16 metres).

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Published July 17, 2013 at 3:42 pm (Updated July 17, 2013 at 3:42 pm)

Ten Games records smashed

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