IN PICTURES: Day one of the island games as Shetland pick up first medal

Team Shetland kicked off the opening day of island games action in Guernsey by picking up a bronze medal in the women’s triathlon event.

Photographer Kevin Jones captured all the action from the men’s and women’s triathlon races, as well as Shetland’s narrow 2-0 defeat to Ynys Môn in the football, as the isles made a bright start to the competition.

On day two today (Tuesday), the swimmers, archers and cyclists will join the action, with a packed day of sport to come.

Shetland’s Declan Adamson traps the ball during Sunday’s match against Ynys Mon. Photo: Kevin Jones
The men’s triathlon gets under way. Photo: Kevin Jones
Shetland’s island games football squad before Sunday’s match against Ynys Mon. Photo: Kevin Jones
A smile from Shetland’s triathlete Emma Leask just before the start of the women’s triathlon. Photo: Kevin Jones
Shetland’s island games men’s triathletes. From left: Lewis Anderson, Stewart Hutchison, Andrew Aitken and Scott Riise. Photo: Kevin Jones


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  • Sara Elton

    • July 10th, 2023 15:30

    Superb photos and wonderful representation of our island strength! Thank you for sharing the excitement for those of us unable to attend in person.


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