Islands’ SNP MP Angus MacNeil and MSP Alasdair Allan have commended the Western Isles
team following on from their participation in the NatWest Island Games.
The Western Isles team accumulated a total of 14 medals, ten of which were gold medals,
and finished as the highest placed of all the Scottish island based communities in
the final results table.
Alasdair Allan commented: “I was delighted keep updated of the Western Isles team
success at last week’s Island Games at Gotland. The team done themselves very proud,
and accumulated a considerable medals tally, and finished as the highest ranked Scottish
“I wish all the participants the very best for the future, and I hope that their
success inspires islanders young and old to stay active, and build upon our team’s
appearance in Gotland. I will be writing to the Sport Minister to commend our team’s
Angus MacNeil MP commented: “I applaud all the athletes who represented Team Western
Isles at the NatWest Island Games and I warmly congratulate all the athletes who
won medals – Fantastic achievement! ‘S math a rinn sibh.”