On the fifth day of the Island Games in Sweden, the Isle of Wight has its 20th medal.
Shelley Moss, who already has six medals to her name in the competition, collected another gong earlier today (29) with a silver in the Ladies 25m standard pistol event. Her latest success comes after winning three gold medals earlier in the week alongside sister, Imogen Moss.
Meanwhile, Matt Reed has claimed silver in the men’s 10m air pistol event, taking his tally in the competition to four medals. Matt also won a silver medal in the 50m Free Pistol Team event on Sunday (25), alongside shooting partner Perron Phipps.
Team Isle of Wight has also seen some success in swimming. Charlotte James has qualified for tonight’s 100 IM final and Sam Tinson-Wood goes into the 50m Free final.
Both swimming relay teams have also made the finals tonight. Isle of Wight’s women will compete in the four x 100m Medley race where as the men will take part in the four x 100m Freestyle Relay.
Progress has also been made by the Isle of Wight’s archery team. They have proceeded to the next round of the recurve archery event.
In tennis, and Regan Matthews and Harry Wilmott-Stanton are both through to the Plate Final of the Men’s Doubles. However, it’s not all good news for Team Isle of Wight. Benjamin Brading & Michael Foulkes have lost in their quarter final doubles tie to the top seeds, Bermuda.
Elsewhere, the Isle of Wight Ladies football team were defeated 4-2 in their semi-final clash against the Isle of Man. They had taken a one-nil lead but lost after conceding a controversial second goal. It’s not all over yet however, they will play for a bronze medal tomorrow morning.