Jersey's women secure first swimming gold at Island Games

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Jersey's 4 x 100m relay team celebrate their gold medal

Jersey's swimmers claimed their first gold medal in the pool at the Island Games on Wednesday as they won the women's 4 x 100m freestyle relay.

The Jersey team of Emily Bashforth, Beth Cumming, Ebony Jacklin and Maria Kocot finished in three minutes 55.20 seconds to take gold.

The Faroe Islands took the silver in 3:56.59 with Guernsey third in 3:58.43.

Meanwhile, Guernsey's Ian Powell won a fourth individual gold in the men's 200m backstroke.

Fellow Sarnian Kristina Neves now has five gold medals, after edging out Jersey's Emily Bashforth to take the top prize in the women's 400m freestyle.

Having already won a gold, four silvers and a bronze medal, Guernsey's Thomas Hollingsworth added a second gold to his tally with victory in the men's 100m individual medley.

Jersey medals

Gold - Jersey Team - Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay

Silver - Tom Gallichan - Men's 100m Freestyle

Silver - Charlotte Manning - Women's 100m Breastroke

Silver - Emily Bashforth - Women's 400m Freestyle

Siver - Emily Bashforth - Women's 50m Freestyle

Bronze - Charlotte De Wit - Women's 200m Backstroke

Bronze - Tom Gallichan - Men's 200m Backstroke

Guernsey medals

Gold - Ian Powell - Men's 200m Backstroke

Gold - Guernsey Team - Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Gold - Kristina Neves - Women's 400m Freestyle

Gold - Thomas Hollingsworth - Men's 100m Individual Medley

Silver - Ian Powell - Men's 50m Butterfly

Silver - Lotte Parfit - Women's 200m Backstroke

Silver - Guernsey Team - Men's 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay

Bronze - Jeremy Osborne - Men's 100m Freestyle

Bronze - Ben Lowndes - Men's 100m Individual Medley

Bronze - Thomas Hollingsworth - Men's 50m Butterfly

Bronze - Guernsey Team - Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay

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