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Sport / Team Shetland rounds off Island Games

Shooter Bryan Sutherland. Photo: SIGA

TEAM Shetland has competed in the last day of the Island Games in Gibraltar as the event comes to a close.

In the 4 x 100m women’s relay event on Friday afternoon, Shetland – Faye Cox, Katie Dinwoodie, Kara Sharp and Loni Wiseman – finished in fifth place, although they were less than one second off winning a medal.

Aimee Smith, meanwhile, finished in eighth place in the women’s 800m final.

Steve Daye in the half marathon.

Bryan Sutherland came fifth in the Olympic trap individual shooting event.

Shetland had two participants in Friday morning’s men’s half marathon, with Steve Daye coming 16th out of 25 with a time of 1hr18m.

Matthew Cox, meanwhile, came in 24th position after taking 1hr25m.

Shetland’s medal collection stands at 14 – two golds, one silver and 11 bronzes.

The golds came from runners Katie Dinwoodie and Seamus MacKay, while high jumper Lucy Holden bagged silver.

Eight bronze medals were won by the swimming team, with Felix Gifford landing three and Jasmin Smith earning two, while Anne Hutchison, Lauren Sandison and Emmie Hutchison also won bronze.

Shetland also won bronze in the women’s triathlon team event.