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Cruise ship to be hired for Gibraltar Games

Acommodation issue to be addressed

The NatWest Island Games in Gibraltar in 2019 will be on a smaller scale.

That's the view of Jorgen Pettersson - the Chairman of the International Island Games Association.

Earlier today it was announced that Gibraltar will step in for Menorca who withdrew in July.

There will be no Cycling, Football, Golf or Volleyball - but Judo, Squash and Tenpin Bowling are included.

Jorgen Pettersson says Gibraltar will follow the example of Shetland in 2005 to sort out a shortage of accomodation - a cruise ship will be hired to house 3,000 people:-

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