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Eriskay teenager’s jump for gold boosts Western Isles medal tally

29 June 2017

Heather Mackinnon from Eriskay helped boost the Western Isles medal tally at the international island games in Sweden.

The teenager’s runaway leap of 11.06 metres earned her gold in the women’s triple jump competition today.

In the 50 metre backstroke swimming, Kathryn Offer secured another medal bringing her own total to three - two gold plus a bronze - and taking the Western Isles up to 14 medals by the close of Thursday.



Heather Mackinnon