Hannah Riley to Carry the IOM Flag in Gotland

Isle of Man Athletics is pleased to announce that Hannah Riley has been selected to be the Isle of Man Team Flag Carrier at the Island Games in Gotland 2017. Hannah will carry the flag at the Opening Ceremony however she will share the duties with Mountain Biker Elliot Baxter who will carry the flag at the Closing Ceremony.

Hannah’s has won a total of 18 Island Games medals including 6 Golds. Her first Island Games was in Gotland in 1999.

Gotland 1999 – Gold 400mh and Bronze 100mh
IOM 2001 – Silver 100mh and Silver 4x400m
Guernsey 2003 – Gold – 4x100m, Silver – 100mh, Silver 4x400m
Shetland 2005 – Gold 400mh, Silver – 100mh, Silver 4x100m
IOW 2011 – Gold 100mh, Silver 4x400m, Silver 4x100m
Bermuda 2013 – Silver 100mh, Silver 4x100m, Bronze 400mh
Jersey 2015 – Gold 100mh, Gold 4x400m

Well done Hannah!


Strength and Conditioning Session Coordinator Required.

Isle of Man Athletics urgently require the help of someone to coordinate the strength and conditioning sessions offered through the Isle of Man Sports Institute.

A block of eight strength and conditioning sessions have been booked starting next week (practice week) but we require someone to take on the responsibilities of organising these sessions going forward.

Please note that this is an organisational role which does NOT require specific S&C knowledge.

The role includes:

  • Liaising with IOM Sport and booking the sessions at the institute
  • Promoting the sessions to the athletes (through social media, email etc.)
  • Organising the athletes to attend

Delia Fairclough who is stepping down from the role will provide a full handover.

Please email mail@IOMAA.info if you can help out with this important role.