Medal Tally at 11

by Tyronne | Posted on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Gibraltar 2019 Island Games Day

A few more medals to add to our tally, mainly coming once again from the ranges taking Gibraltar’s tally to 11 so far, 2 Golds, 6 Silvers and 3 Bronze.

Mairead Sheriff and Kristina Hewitt got the first medal of the day for the ISSF 50m 3 Position Smallbore Rifle Team Open with a total score of 2161, with Enrique Bonifacio and James Scott just missing out of the podium in 4th place.

Mairead earned her second silver for the day with a 239.2 on the ISSF 10m Air Rifle Women’s event.

Lastly it was the usual suspects Jonathan Patron and Daniel Payas who claimed another silver medal in the Men’s ISSF 50m Free Pistol Team event with  total combined score of 928.

Judo was the other sport which claimed success for Gibraltar.  Ethaniel Mor claiming silver in the 100+ Kg Judo individual category, losing out to Edvard Sigurdsen Johannesen from the Faroe Island.

Photo courtesy of Tyrone Davis

Today’s swimming saw our boys make it to four finals

4 x 50m Freestyle Relay

Elijah Cruz                           5th           1:36.81

Jordan Gonzalez

David Hitchcock

James Sanderson

Men 200m Freestyle

7th Elijah Cruz     1:54.37

Men 100m Butterfly

John Paul Balloqui            7th           57.70

Men 400m Individual Medley

Colin Bensadon                 6th           4:51.91

The Beach volleyball is still in the group stages with the local teams facing very tough opposition.  In the men’s category Jordan Perez and Dylan Gomez have lost their three matches played so far with Henry Earle and Jakub Prudcienika having won 1 game from 3 against the pair form Bermuda by with a 2-1 score.

As for the women Charlene Olivero and Emilia Zivkovic have lost 3 their 3 games played with Emma Labrador and Carla Diana Carlin having won 1 game from their 3 played against Bermuda.

Days Results


400m Heats Women

6th         Isabella Dowie                  1:04.66

6th         Zyanne Hook                     1:03.21

Men 800m Final

8th         Cameron Payas                 1:59.20

Womens Basketball Group Group Match

Gibraltar  42 v 80  Menorca

Cycling Time Trials

Team Event Men

8th   Gibraltar                      2:08:13

Aaron Baglietto

Derek Charles Barbara

Julian Bellido

Blake Torres

Bernard Valarino


21st         Derek  Barbara                  +3:27,53

29th        Julian Bellido                      +5:23,94

32nd        Blake Torres                       +6:15,43

41st         Bernard Valarino              +9:31,32

43rd        Aaron Baglietto                 +10:36,04

Team Event Women

5th            Gibraltar             1:44:46                 

Kelly Gaivizo

Charlotte McMath

Stacey Rowbottom

Nicola Valarino


9th           Nicola Valarino                  +3:45,70

21st         Charlotte McMath           +8:38,49

27th         Stacey Rowbottom          +13:37,37

30th        Kelly Gaivizo                       +15:57,86