Field Starts With Two Games Records
6 June 2009 - Two Games records were the highlights of
the opening half of the third and last day of the Track
and Field events at the XIII Games of the Small States
Cyprus' Froso Baurda
took gold in the Women's 100m Hurdles event with a time
of 13.25 (Games and Pancyprian record) while in the same
event Xenia Erodotou of Cyprus took silver and Kim
Reuland claimed the bronze.
The second Games
record was broken by Cyprus' Eleni Artymata in the
Women's 200m event. Artymata covered the distance in a
time of 23.34. Second was Cypriot Ramona Papaioannou and
third Hrafnhild Eir Hermodsdot from Iceland.
The 200m men's race
was again claimed by Cyprus, with Stefanos Hajinikolaou
taking gold with a personal best of 21.35. Malta's
Nicolai Portelli finished second and Cyprus' Andreas
Paphitis took bronze.
Cyprus claimed gold in
the men's shot put as well, with Giorgos Aresti winning
with a throw at 18.14m. Bjorn Thorsteinsson and Jon
Asgrimsson, both from Iceland, took silver and bronze
Schumacher won the gold medal in the 1500m event with a
personal best of 3:52.24. The same athlete had won gold
in the 800m race last Tuesday. Second place in the 1500m
race went to Christian Thielen from Luxemburg and bronze
to Cyprus' Alexandros Kalogerogian.