Shadine Duquemin sets discus Island Games record

Shadine Duquemin
Shadine Duquemin and brother Zane won four golds between them

Jersey athlete Shadine Duquemin set a new Island Games record to win discus gold in the Isle of Wight.

She threw 45.39m at the Fairway Sports Centre to beat the previous record by 48cm.

Duquemin adds the discus gold to her shot putt triumph at the Games earlier in the week.

She said: "I'm really happy I came here and got the gold and the record, it's what I came here to do. The atmosphere here is really good."

Her brother Zane Duquemin also won gold in both the shot putt and the discus events.

Shadine told BBC Radio Jersey: "We've both come away and achieved what we wanted to do.

"I like to think I'm going to make my own path. I know that we're in similar sports, but we're achieving different things at different times, so I'm kind of making my own way through things as well."

Jersey's Claire Wilson claimed silver in the 800m on Thursday, her second silver of the competition.

She crossed the line in third place but won silver when a Western Isles athlete was disqualified for pushing a rival.

Sophie Twinam won a bronze for Jersey in the 400m hurdles.