San Marino, 30 May 2017 – The Games of Small States of Europe keep on going through this Tuesday, with the first medals awarded in swimming and athletics. SWIMMING – The most prestigious of swimming titles, 100-meter freestyle, was gained by Bryndis Run Hansen, among women, and Julien Henx, Luxembourg, among men. For the Icelandic athlete, a time of 57.11 before Hassler, silver medal, and Antoniou, bronze medal. Among men, behind Henx, first with 50.11, Grand and Chetcuti respectively were silver medal (50.69) and bronze medal (51.14). Emotions also in 200-meter backstroke. Among women, gold for Eyglo Osk Gustafsdottir, with a time set at 2.17.30, much faster than Luxembourg’s Jacqueline Banky, silver with 2.20.70. Third place for Andorra’s Monica Ramirez Abella, far from first place (2.24.81). Among men, gold medal for Cypriot Sebastian Konnaris, 2.06.57. Luxembourg also came up with Max Mannes (2.06.78 his time), and Iceland with David Hildberg Adalsteinsson (2.03.76). In the 200m female butterfly, a medal came for San Marino hosts, thanks to Beatrice Felici, with time of 2.21.39, good for silver behind Tiffany Pou, gold medal for Monaco with time of 2.20.83. To complete the podium , icelandic Bryndis Bolladottir, bronze medal thanks to a 2.23.80 Iceland also confirms the bronze of specialty even among men, with 2.12.51 of Thorstur Bjarnason. In front of him, gold for the Luxembourg Raphael Stacchiotti (2.02.60) and silver for the maltese Mikhail Umnov (2.04.51). In the rain of medals at the Serravalle swimming pool, there were also those for 200 meters medley. Among women, Hrafnhildur Luthersdottir gains gold for Iceland with time of 2.17.82, while silver goes to Cyprus with Eleni Stefanidou, 2.21.35. Closes the podium Monique Olivier, bronze for Luxembourg with 2.23.56. Another triumph for Raphael Stacchiotti, among men. The Luxembourgman closes with 2.02.25, winning his second gold in this afternoon. Behind him, Tsiopanis was silver medal for Cyprus with 2.07.13, and a bronze medal came for Viktor Mani Vilbergsson, from Iceland. ATHLETICS – At the San Marino Stadium, it started the athletics show, with so many medals to be awarded. The women’s jump starts with a challenge dominated by Montenegro’s Marija Vukovic, 1.91 for her. 20 centimeters away there was Maria Run Gunnlaugsdottir, silver for Iceland; in third place Claudia Guri Moreno, bronze for Andorra. Icelandic double in long-jump, with Thorsteinn Ingvarsson gold in front of national fellow Kristinn Torfason. Bronze for Cyprus with Matthaios Volou. Other gold for Iceland in the female javelin. Asdis Hjalmsdottir gained it, the only athlete to throw the javelin over 60 meters. Behind her, Marielle Rousi for Cyprus, and Noemie Pleimling for Luxembourg. Medals also awarded for 800 meters. Among women, Natalia Evangelidou, 2.06.62 for Cyprus, was gold medalist. Silver medal for Vera Hoffmann: 2.09 net for Luxembourg. Bronze in Andorra, with 2.10.56 of Dayane Huerta Venet. The same flag flight higher in men’s race: Cyprus took home gold medal with Christos Dimitriou, 1.50.45, while Charles Grethen gives silver to Luxembourg with 1.50.70. Still a bronze for Andorra: Pol Moya Betriu was third at 1.50.72. BASKET – Another great show on the parquet. In men’s tournament, solid victory for Cyprus on Iceland, 71-57 the final result. The girls of Cyprus did not imitate their fellow men, losing from Malta 72-41. VOLLEY – A game with a lot of suspense till the last point, between San Marino and Monaco, for the men’s tournament. The challenge ends at the fifth set, with the victorious Sammarinesians 15-13 in a final full of pathos. Previously, a double challenge between Iceland and Cyprus, both between men and women. Both games ended 3-1 for Cypriots.