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Manx athletes praised as Olympics comes to a close

Mon, 22 Aug 2016

Manx athletes who took part in this year's Olympic Games have been praised for putting the Island on the map.
The 2016 Rio Olympics officially finished yesterday with the torch passed onto the holders of the next games which will be in Tokyo in 2020. 
Isle of Man Sport Aid has praised cyclist Mark Cavendish and shooter Tim Kneale for their efforts - it's supported both athletes through their career. 
Cavendish took a Silver medal in the Omnium event and Kneale finished in fourth place in the Double Trap - sports performance coordinator Chris Quine says the help has paid off: 


  • Chris Quine

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