Mark Ormrod rowing his way to victory
Invictus Games

Another Strong Day For Team UK At The Invictus Games

Team UK won 10 medals at today’s rowing event.

Mark Ormrod rowing his way to victory

Mark Ormrod rowing his way to victory (Getty Images/Invictus Games Sydney 2018).

It's the third day of the Invictus games and Team UK are showing no sign of slowing down.

At the indoor rowing event they won 10 medals: five gold and five silver.

Not only that, but 33 of the UK Team also achieved their personal best.

Mark Ormrod started they winning streak winning gold in the Men's IR1 Four Minute Endurance, with Dave Watson coming in just behind his him and bagging a silver medal.

The duo also managed to achieve the exact same result in the Men's IR1 One Minute Sprint, Mark Ormrod again winning the gold medal and Dave Watson winning the Silver.

Rachel Williamson won golds in both her events, the Women's IR3 Four Minute Endurance and Women's IR3 One Minute Sprint.

Similarly, Mark Perkins won double gold in the Men's IR5 Four Minute Endurance and Men's IR5 One Minute Sprint.

Martin Tye won gold in his event the Men's IR4 One Minute Sprint and Daniel Philips won silver in the Men's IR4 Four Minute Endurance.

Elsewhere the sitting volleyball heats are underway.

Team UK took on Team Afghanistan, winning with 2 sets to none. and beat Georgia 2 sets to 1 to take them through to the semi-final tomorrow where they will take on Poland.

Georgia will take on Estonia in the other semifinal match, and if they win this would then lead to another Team UK vs Team Georgia final!

 

The UK Medal Tally:

  • 12 Gold
  • Five Silver 
  • Four Bronze

Total : 21 Medals