The Games FINAL: Love Island’s Wes Nelson and singer Chelcee Grimes crowned WINNERS

The Games FINAL: Love Island’s Wes Nelson and singer Chelcee Grimes topped WINNERS

Chelcee Grimes and Wes Nelson had been topped the winners of The Games throughout the tense dwell ultimate held on the Crystal Palace athletics monitor on Friday night time.

The songstress, 30, and the Love Island star, 24, got here prime of the ladies’s and males’s leaderboards after racking up wins over the week with a sequence of sporting challenges on the monitor, within the pool and across the velodrome – whereas Wes was the general winner with 45 whole factors. 

During the ultimate the women and men took to the monitor to each compete within the 100m sprinting race, with Chelcee beating off stiff competitors from Olivia Attwood, Phoenix Brown, Christine McGuinness, Rebecca Sarker, and Lucrezia Millarini to cross the road first. 

Incredible: Chelcee Grimes and Wes Nelson were crowned the winners of The Games during the tense live final held at the Crystal Palace athletics track on Friday night

Incredible: Chelcee Grimes and Wes Nelson had been topped the winners of The Games throughout the tense dwell ultimate held on the Crystal Palace athletics monitor on Friday night time

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Stars: The songstress, 30, and the Love Island star, 24, got here prime of the ladies’s and males’s leaderboards after racking up factors over the week with a sequence of sporting challenges on the monitor, within the pool and across the velodrome – whereas Wes was the general winner

Meanwhile within the males’s race Wes was streaks forward of his opponents Ryan Thomas, Kevin Clifton, Max George, Josh Herdman, Colson Smith as he sprinted to victory. 

Talking after her win Chelcee mentioned: ‘I did a Usain Bolt signal on the finish! I wish to say an enormous thanks to all the ladies and we have now been by a lot, we had been all simply racing individually and wow it is simply been wonderful.’ 

Meanwhile talking after his win Wes mentioned: ‘I’m completely buzzing. For me it has been extra than simply successful. This has been so good for my psychological well being, simply being in and round sport once more. I did not realise how a lot I missed it however this was the wake-up name I wanted and 100%, I’m going to stick with it.’

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‘But for me, really, the largest journey and the largest transformation has been Colson, he deserves this trophy. He has been an absolute credit score to this entire competitors and has been an inspiration to all of us. All the fellows have been completely unbelievable, we have made buddies for all times.’

Overall within the girls’s Phoenix got here second whereas Rebecca got here third and within the males’s Ryan got here second whereas Josh completed third general.

Trophy: Wes posed for snaps with his trophy after the event while presenters Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff stood nearby

Trophy: Wes posed for snaps along with his trophy after the occasion whereas presenters Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff stood close by 

Happy: During the final the men and women took to the track to both compete in the 100m sprinting race, with Chelcee beating out stiff competition

Happy: During the ultimate the women and men took to the monitor to each compete within the 100m sprinting race, with Chelcee beating out stiff competitors

Well done: In the men's race Wes was streaks ahead of his opponents Ryan Thomas, Kevin Clifton, Max George, Josh Herdman, Colson Smith as he sprinted to victory.

Well completed: In the lads’s race Wes was streaks forward of his opponents Ryan Thomas, Kevin Clifton, Max George, Josh Herdman, Colson Smith as he sprinted to victory.

Victorious: They posed with their medals on the podium

Victorious: They posed with their medals on the rostrum

All smiles: They were both in great spirits after the win

All smiles: They had been each in nice spirits after the win

Presenter Holly Willoughby mentioned on the finish of the present: ‘I’m made up for Chelcee, for the ladies, for getting the gold. All of them have been wonderful.’

Her co-host Freddie Filntoff added: ‘Wes has been such a very good athlete, he is received so many occasions. He’s a deserving winner.’

Earlier within the night time the ladies’s pace climbing ultimate noticed Chelcee battle it out in opposition to Phoenix, with Phoenix narrowly successful within the tense race.

She mentioned after the occasion: ‘That was a lot enjoyable, you had been such a very good competitor Chelcee.’ 

Lucrezia struggled within the pace climbing after growing a worry of heights attributable to an accident when she was youthful.

On the podium: Wes was handed his gold medal at the end of the show and looked over the moon

On the rostrum: Wes was handed his gold medal on the finish of the present and appeared over the moon

Can't believe it! Wes looked in total shock as he chatted to Holly and Freddie after his win

Can’t imagine it! Wes appeared in whole shock as he chatted to Holly and Freddie after his win

Pleased: Overall in the women's Phoenix (pictured) came second while Rebecca came third and in the men's Ryan came second while Josh finished third overall

Pleased: Overall within the girls’s Phoenix (pictured) got here second whereas Rebecca got here third and within the males’s Ryan got here second whereas Josh completed third general

Pose: Wes was victorious on the night

Pose: Wes was victorious on the night time 

Overwhelmed: They were thrilled with their performances

Overwhelmed: They had been thrilled with their performances

She defined in a VT: ‘I used to be on vacation in Greece and I leant again on a balcony and fell to the bottom. 

‘I used to be airlifted to Athens and it was essentially the most terrifying expertise of my life. So I’ll have a difficulty with the climbing to have the ability to belief the rope and lean again with my weight on it.’

Meanwhile within the males’s pace climbing occasion Wes continued his successful streak, beating Josh Herdman to the title in a really tight race.

During the ultimate the ladies additionally competed within the weight lifting occasion, with Rebecca Sarker successful even after being given a foul in her first spherical. 

Reaction: Meanwhile speaking after his win Wes said: 'Oh man that was so great the boys have bene class and we have pushed each other so hard and its incredible to see how fast these guys can go!'

Reaction: Meanwhile talking after his win Wes mentioned: ‘Oh man that was so nice the boys have bene class and we have now pushed one another so onerous and its unbelievable to see how briskly these guys can go!’

Thrilling: The Games has been on nightly this week until Friday when the final took place, with the 12 contestants battling it out in a series of challenges

Thrilling: The Games has been on nightly this week till Friday when the ultimate came about, with the 12 contestants battling it out in a sequence of challenges

Stunning: It comes after weeks of gruelling training, which saw the celebrities be put through their paces in the intense preparation (hosts Holly and Freddie are pictured)

Stunning: It comes after weeks of gruelling coaching, which noticed the celebrities be put by their paces within the intense preparation (hosts Holly and Freddie are pictured) 

Off she goes: Phoenix gave it her all in the 100m race but couldn't quite beat Chelcee

Off she goes: Phoenix gave it her all within the 100m race however could not fairly beat Chelcee

Clearly thrilled she mentioned after the occasion: ‘I’m astounded, I did know I may do it, I’m small however I’m mighty!’

The Games has been on nightly this week till Friday when the ultimate came about, with the 12 contestants battling it out in a sequence of challenges.

It comes after weeks of gruelling coaching, which noticed the celebrities be put by their paces within the intense preparation.  

Yay! During the final the women also competed in the weight lifting event, with Rebecca Sarker winning even after being given a foul in her first round

Yay! During the ultimate the ladies additionally competed within the weight lifting occasion, with Rebecca Sarker successful even after being given a foul in her first spherical

Result: Clearly thrilled she said after the event: 'I'm astounded, I did know I could do it, I am small but I am mighty!'

Result: Clearly thrilled she mentioned after the occasion: ‘I’m astounded, I did know I may do it, I’m small however I’m mighty!’

Winner! Earlier in the night the women's speed climbing final saw Chelcee battle it out against Phoenix, with Phoenix narrowly winning in the tense race

Winner! Earlier within the night time the ladies’s pace climbing ultimate noticed Chelcee battle it out in opposition to Phoenix, with Phoenix narrowly successful within the tense race

Fair play: She said after the event: 'That was so much fun, you were such a good competitor Chelcee'

Fair play: She mentioned after the occasion: ‘That was a lot enjoyable, you had been such a very good competitor Chelcee’

Hosted dwell by Holly Willoughby and Freddie Flintoff, The Games additionally featured former skilled soccer participant and presenter Chris Kamara as commentator. 

Through the sporting challenges, celebrities racked up factors on the medals desk as they went head-to-head to achieve the highest. 

As the chief board took form with every night time, the sequence culminated in an exhilarating ultimate showdown wherein one male champion and one feminine champion had been topped.  

Competitor: Meanwhile in the men's speed climbing event Wes continued his winning streak, beating Josh Herdman to the title in a very tight race

Competitor: Meanwhile within the males’s pace climbing occasion Wes continued his successful streak, beating Josh Herdman to the title in a really tight race

Like a rat up a drain pipe: Wes was super speedy on the wall while Josh came very close to beating him

Like a rat up a drain pipe: Wes was tremendous speedy on the wall whereas Josh got here very near beating him

Fame: Footballer and presenter Jermaine Jenas was on hand to analyse the action on the night

Fame: Footballer and presenter Jermaine Jenas was available to analyse the motion on the night time 

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