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ISLAND GIRL ANDREWS QUALIFIES FOR 2016 OLYMPICS

Island-born athlete Jessica Andrews is to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games after taking victory at the England Athletics & British Athletics 10,000m Championships at Hampstead Heath yesterday (Saturday). Andrews will compete for her country in August after winning the senior women’s race over a distance of 10,000 metres, knocking an amazing 83 seconds off her personal best to come in at 31:58. The …

ISLAND MAN TAKES PART IN INVICTUS GAMES

An Islander injured whilst serving his country in Iraq back in 2007 has represented Great Britain in the Invictus Games in Florida. Jonathon Giemza-Pipe sustained a spinal injury and suffers from Chromic osteoarthritis, but that he not held him back from taking part in the Invictus Games in Orlando, a competition for wounded Service men and women. Jonathon said: “I took part …

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