Creditable Performance on the Team Event

by Tyronne | Posted on Monday, June 26th, 2017

Gotland Island Games 2017

The Gibraltar Badminton  have finished a very creditable 7th place in the team event which finished today following two days of competition.

The event started with an easy 4-1 win against Bermuda.  with 2-0 wins in both singles, men and women doubles only losing the mixed doubles game.


Next up was previous Island Games champions Jersey which proved too strong for Gibraltar with a convincing 5-0.

With 2nd place in the group they where to play in the 5th-8th play-off.  First up was Greenland which once again was too stronger side for Gibraltar again defeated by 5-0 with just the 1 set won in the mixed doubles match.

Menorca was the other losing playoff team and now playing for 7th and 8th placing.  A good game with Gibraltar emerging the victors by 3-1 with James Linares and Ina Lugnova winning both singles games,  Menorca pulled a game back when they won the mens double, then Alison and Ina won the women’s double to win the match and a creditable 7th place for Gibraltar.

Gibraltar Badminton will be playing the individual and doubles tournaments as from tomorrow.