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Bahamas 2017: Record-breaking start for Team Jersey

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CYCLIST Rhys Pilley finished just three seconds off the medals on a fantastic opening day for Team Jersey at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games, with two Island junior swimming records also being broken.

Following a seven-hour wait for results to be confirmed by officials in the Bahamas, Pilley's time-trial display of 12 minutes 24 seconds left him level in fourth place with Malaysian Muhamad Rosli, although he appeared in fifth when the final standings were eventually published.

Meanwhile, tennis hopeful Natasha Forrest had her girls singles campaign ended in the first round following a 2-0 defeat to Scotland's Alexandra Hunter.

More in Thursday's JEP.

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