On the penultimate day of action at the 2019 NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar, the medal count sky-rocketed for Ynys Mon as they won two golds and a silver on their most medal-laden day of competition at this summer’s Games to date. Finishing second and first in Races Eight and Nine, Dominic Breen-Turner continued … More Ynys Mon at Gibraltar 2019 – Day Five Roundup
As we enter the final day of the 2019 NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar, is it a very opportune time to reflect on what has been a very successful week of international sporting action on the Rock. We caught up with Ynys Mon’s first gold-medal-winning athlete of this summer’s Games, Dominic Breen-Turner, to reflect … More Dominic Breen-Turner reflects on 2019 NatWest International Island Games.
Day Four breezed by in no time, and with it Dominic Breen-Turner moved into pole position in the Laser Standard Rig Sailing Event ahead of the final day of the event tomorrow. Finishing second and first in Races Six and Seven earlier today, Breen-Turner flew to the top of the event’s overall standings with 14 … More Ynys Mon at Gibraltar 2019 – Day Four Roundup
Competing in what is often dubbed as the Mini Olympics, with plenty of new faces in the Ynys Mon squad for the 2019 NatWest International Island Games in Gibraltar these young sportspeople seem to be loving their experience out on the Rock. Ynys Mon’s medal-winning athletes Patrick Harris and Ffion Roberts reflected on their week … More Ynys Mon youngsters hail “best experience” out in Gibraltar
Ynys Môn’s bid to host the International Island Games on the island in 2025 was given another significant boost this week as the International Island Games Association (IIGA) Executive Committee confirmed the Welsh island’s status as preferred bidders to host what is dubbed as a Mini Olympics in six years’ time. In the IIGA Annual … More Ynys Môn confirmed as ‘Preferred Hosts’ for 2025 International Island Games.
Last Updated: 20:06 On Day Three came a second medal at the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games, as Ffion Roberts stormed to a bronze medal in the Women’s 400m event on Tuesday afternoon.
Last Updated: 19:56 Day Two of six at the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games brought about it’s first medal for Ynys Mon, and a number of other firsts as well on another positive day for the Welsh side.
Last Updated: 21:53 UK Time In the first of six action-packed days at the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games, there were plenty of highlights for the Ynys Mon teams as eight of our nine travelling teams were in action across the day.
Almost 100 of the best and brightest athletes from Ynys Mon are heading out to Gibraltar today to compete in the 2019 NatWest International Island Games Competition.
Last updated: October 14th 2018 School pupils from Ynys Môn will have the opportunity to build friendships with fellow pupils from Gibraltar before the NatWest International Island Games take place there next summer.