NICOSIA, 3 June 2009 -
Extensive Media coverage of the athletics events at the
Track and Field National Stadium was the fact by the end
of Day 1 at the XIII Games of the Small States of
Europe. Asdis Hjalmsdottir’s gold medal in the Women's
Javelin Throw, Johanna Ingadottir’s gold in the Women's
Triple Jump and Steinn Karlsson's gold in the men's
5,000m are in prior position at Icelandic website
www.blb.is. Furthermore, there is extensive report for
the results of all athletes from Iceland, as well as the
Basketball games against Malta, in both men and women.
Malta’s English-speaking ‘Independent’
newspaper also covers the Games to a great extent, with
almost every result of the first day. Luxemburg’s
“Tagenblatt” welcomed the Games with "Kali mera Cyprus"
(Good morning Cyprus) on its front cover, while
reporting specially on those whom they consider as the
favourites to return to the country with a medal.
Haciane Constantin's 200m Backstroke
silver medal, Marcos Sanza's 5,000m silver medal and
Homigo Herrera’s defeat by Cyprus' Fotos Kallias in
Men's Tennis and Alvina Barrugues 7th place in Women's
Shooting are the main topics of coverage by Andorra's
Rene Michelig's gold in javelin throw and
Julia Kaiser's bronze in the Air Rifle are extensively
covered by Liechtenstein's Volksblatt.
Muccioli’s gold in women’s 200m backstroke is the main
topic in San Marino's Lo Sportivo, while
www.sanmarinonotizie.com reports especially for
swimming, shooting and basketball.