Sports Review 2018

It’s been another exceptional year for local sport both home and abroad for Gibraltar’s sportsmen & women, including an abundance of junior activity throughout the year.There was success for Junior Rowers at the British Junior Championships, and Gibraltar Basketball’s under-16 Girls upset the odds at the FIBA Europe tournament winning the C Division in Andorra, while 11 year old Golfer, Sebastian Desoisa, also enjoyed huge success. Turning to the seniors, Gibraltar recorded back to back wins in the UEFA Nations League Group D qualifiers.The Commonwealth Games in April in Australia saw 21 local athletes compete, with runner, Harvey Dixon, making the final of 1500m. Amanda Carreras returned to the ITF pro tennis circuit late in the year with success, Cricket surprised many winning a match at their world T20 qualifier tournament. Gibraltar welcomed many internationals for top level competition on the Rock from Squash, to darts, to pool and snooker. All the highlights can be seen in the Sports Review of 2018.