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Jersey win a record 25 medals in the 2010 Jeux des Iles

Emily Bashforth, Elliot Dorey and in the centre David Carter holding the trophy for 6th place
Emily Bashforth, Elliot Dorey and David Carter (centre) with their trophy

Jersey added another ten medals on the final day of 14th Jeux des Iles in the Azores, making a record 25 in all, to finish in sixth place.

There were four more medals in the pool, with a fourth gold, in the 100m freestyle for Emily Bashforth.

Kathryn Rothwell took gold in the shot-put with a throw of 12.46 while team-mate Shadine Duquemin won the silver with a personal best of 11.20.

And there was a tennis team bronze for Audrey Bois and Eva Hurst.

In all, Jersey won seven gold medals, ten silver and eight bronze in what was a record-breaking Jeux des Iles for the 40 youngsters involved.

It was the 14th time this multi-sport event for youngsters from islands around the world has been held.



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