Youngsport: Harry Eames wins two silver medals in wakeboarding championships in Philippines
COUNTY wakeboarder Harry Eames has returned from the Philippines with two silver medals.
The 15-year-old from South Cerney was runner-up in the boys wakeboard final and helped Great Britain to silver in the team competition.
Eames, who attends Kingshill School in Cirencester, has been wakeboarding for three years and travelled to the IWWF World Wakeboarding Championships at the Deca Clark Park, near Manilla
In the boys wakeboard final Eames was up against Hungarian Hegedus Akos, and had beaten him in qualifying and in the semi-final.
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But Eames, who was favourite to take the title, fell in the final.
It was Eames' chance to win his first title – he had previously been runner-up in the 2012 UK Boys National Championship and third in the 2011 Boys European Championship
James Harrington from Swindon, who like Harry trains at WMSki in South Cerney, also put up a personal best to finish fourth in the Junior Men's Wakeskate Final.
Steph Caller from Cheltenham finished a respectable seventh in the Open Ladies Wakeboard Final.