Prentice added to Commonwealth Games team

Wednesday 22nd June 2022 1:00 pm
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Kiera Prentice has been added to the Isle of Man team for next month’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

The freestyle and backstroke specialist will take the island’s swimming contingent to seven for the 22nd edition of the multi-sport event which will take place between July 28 and August 8.

In a statement on its Facebook page, the swimming team commented: ‘Exciting announcement - Team IOM Swimming just grew to seven!

‘Announcing the latest addition to our Commonwealth Games team…freestyle and backstroke specialist Kiera Prentice.

‘IoMCGA (Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association) applied for a number of contingency places for development athletes who had a primary target on the 2026 Games.

‘We are delighted to announce that Kiera Prentice has been awarded one of these places and will represent the Isle of Man in Birmingham this summer!’

This follows Will Draper’s late call-up to the triathlon squad recently and brings the team up to a total of 34 athletes as follows:

Athletics

Sarah Astin

Rachael Franklin

Joe Harris

Ollie Lockley

David Mullarkey

Glen Quayle

Sarah Webster

Badminton

Jessica Li

Boxing

Jade Burden

Jamie Devine

Cycling

Jessie Carridge

Amelia Sharpe

Anna Christian

Becky Storrie

Lizzie Holden

Matthew Bostock

Sam Brand

Mark Cavendish

Mark Christian

Tyler Hannay

Tom Mazzone

Ben Swift

Max Walker

Gymnastics

Tara Donnelly

Para powerlifting

Kimberley Dean

Swimming

Peter Allen

Alex Bregazzi

Emma Hodgson

Laura Kinley

Harry Robinson

Joel Watterson

Kiera Prentice

Triathlon

Niall Caley

Will Draper

Reserves

Olivia Marshall (swimming)

Leon Mazzone (cycling).

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