England hold off strong challenge from The Solomon Islands to win Commonwealth Gold

flag3England's Laura Trott poses on the podium after winning the gold medal in the women's 25km points race cycling event in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland on July 27, 2014. Wales's Elinor Barker won the silver medal and Scotland's Katie Archibald the bronze. AFP PHOTO/ADRIAN DENNIS (Photo credit should read ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

England have beaten St. Kitts & Nevis and The Isle of Man to a prestigious Gold Medal in the something or other at The Commonwealth Games.

England’s professional athletes managed to beat the collection of sous chefs and limbo dancers from the wide range of South Pacific Islands that make up the opposition in this prestigious tournament.

Shepherd, Peter MThape is competing for Sierra Leone against Seb Coe and Steve Ovett in the 800 meters, and is hoping to catch up with them after the race to get their autograph.

‘I would like to thank the mother country for organising these wonderful games,’ said MThape.

‘If you had not enslaved and murdered my family, I would not have had the chance to come here,’ added MThape.