Steve Yates: Guernsey archer to carry 2015 Island Games flag

Guernsey archery team
Steve Yates has been a stalwart of Guernsey archery for over 20 years

Guernsey's most successful archer, Steve Yates, will carry the island's flag at the opening ceremony of this year's Island Games in Jersey.

Yates, who has shot at nine games since making his debut in 1993, has won seven medals including a gold in the head-to-head compound event in 2003.

Yates last competed in 2011 when he won recurve team silver.

Guernsey's water carrier at the opening ceremony will be 17-year-old triathlete Max Thornton, who is making his debut.

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