2013 NatWest Island Games

7:50 PM

The XV NatWest Island Games will be taking place from the 13th to the 19th of July in Bermuda. The NatWest Island Games have taken place every two years after the first edition which was held in the Isle of Man in 1985. The International Island Games Association is made up of 24 Member Islands which will take place in up to 14 selected sports at the NatWest Island Games. This year the sports contested will be Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Cycling, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Sailboarding, Sailing, Shooting, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball and Beach Volleyball. Gymnastics has featured in the Island Games competition nine times (1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009) and makes its return in Bermuda. At the last edition in 2009: In terms of the FIG Results Bermuda's Kaisey Griffiths edged team mates Caitlyn Mello and Morgan Beckles for the Women's All Around title with Isle of Man's Alex Hedges taking out the Men's honor over Matthew Maletroit (Jersey) and Adam Hedges (Isle of Man). 

Excitement for the Jersey contingent will start early as gymnasts Bonita Shurmer and Zee Adamson has the honor of being the Island's Water Carriers at the Opening Ceremony. Traditionally each Island's youngest Male and Female competitors deliver water from around their home Island which is mixed together at the Opening Ceremony. Samantha Soares will be Bermuda's Water Carrier. Ynys Mon Gymnast Siwan Jones will be the Island's Flag Bearer at the Opening Ceremony. Siwan Jones is competing in her final Games and is the newly appointed Workforce Development Manager for Welsh Gymnastics.

SCHEDULE:
SUNDAY 14TH JULY:

  • 9.50am - 2.00pm: Women's Team Competition
  • 2.30pm - 4.50pm: Men's Team Competition
TUESDAY 16TH JULY:
  • 9.00am - 1.00pm: Men's FIG Individual All Around
  • 3.30pm - 8.10pm: Women's FIG Individual All Around
THURSDAY 18TH JULY:
  • 9.00am - 1.00pm: Women's SET Apparatus Finals
  • 1.00pm - 4.00pm: Men's SET Apparatus Finals

PARTICIPANTS:
WOMEN'S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS:
  • ALAND: Lovis Henriksson, Fanny Lindfors, Mollie Manelius, Emma Pussinen, Hanna Pussinen, Malin Pussinen
  • BERMUDA: Zantae Dill, Tabytha Hofheins, Clara James, Sydney Mason, Samantha Soares, Gabrielle Vincent, Danielle Wall, Sadia Wilson
  • CAYMAN ISLANDS: Hilary Cockhill, Bethany Dikau, Jessica Lloyd, Morgan Lloyd, Haley Willkom
  • FAROE ISLANDS: Eydna Eivindardottir Danielsen, Anita Sigmarsdottir Davidsen, Fridhild Reinert Nordgerd, Birita Poulsen, Katrin Solrunardottir Wardum
  • ISLE OF MAN: Nicole Burns, Emily Dale-Beeton, Aoife Donnelly, Tara Donnelly, Grace Harrison, Rebecca Johnson
  • JERSEY: Ellen Marrett, Charlotte May Pollard, Olivia Rose Pollard, Bonita Mia Shurmer
  • YNYS MON: Samantha Font, Siwan Mair Jones, Katie McHardy-Rowley, Meinir Roberts, Sophie Twiss
MEN'S ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS:
  • BERMUDA: Oliver Binns, Charles Lowery, Marcus A.Y. Smith
  • FAROE ISLANDS: Bogi Berg, Joni Brandsson Christiansen, Oliver Debes Eiriksfoss, Ossur Debes Eiriksfoss, Aron Jacobsen
  • ISLE OF MAN: Tony Duchars, Brandon Garrett, Nicholas Harvey, Harshul Measuria, Mukunda Measuria, Anand Patel
  • JERSEY: Zee Adamson, Ras-Melchizedek Hesse

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