Australia can have loads of possibilities so as to add to its gold medal tally early on Saturday evening [AEST] because the motion will get underway on Day 9 of the Commonwealth Video games.
Australia was on prime of the Commonwealth Video games medal tally with 50 golds, with England closing in on 47 however that was earlier than Saturday’s occasions obtained underway.
Now the Australians have hit 54, with 4 gold medals within the opening hours. Learn on for a full wrap and dwell protection of Day 9’s motion!
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Hoare offers second of the video games with beautiful golden run
After the heartbreak of Rohan Browning’s devastating fall within the males’s relay, Australia wanted one thing to elevate its spirits.
Oliver Hoare delivered jut that, profitable the 1500m remaining with a run for the ages, letting out a scream in emotional scenes as he fell to the bottom.
Hoare was in third place with 300m to go however discovered one thing inside to push into second after which overtake Timothy Cheruiyot on the demise to take gold.
“It’s a unprecedented second in Australian sport,” Bruce McAvaney mentioned in commentary.
“It’s a type of that may etch within the historical past books without end. The final 100 metres is the stuff of legends.”
Hoare’s time of three:30.12 was a brand new private greatest and Commonwealth Video games report.
Heartbreak for Aussies as ‘catastrophe’ strikes in males’s relay
There have been combined leads to the ladies’s and males’s 4x100m relay heats.
An exciting end noticed the ladies progress to the ultimate by 0.01 seconds however catastrophe struck for the boys after Rohan Browning fell on the remaining change.
“A catastrophe for the Australians,” McAvaney mentioned in commentary.
“I’ve by no means seen something fairly prefer it to be truthful.”
“That was terrible,” Tamsyn Lewis-Manou added.
“He seems to be devastated. Rohan wouldn’t have been in a position to do lots of this coaching, he would have been specializing in getting his physique proper. He simply actually stumbled when he took his acceleration section.”
The Australians had been within the prime three positions and set to make the ultimate earlier than Browning’s fall.
A “gutted” Browning apologised to his teammates post-race when talking with Channel 7.
“So sorry, I do know these boys put in a lot work and in a few years of athletics nothing like that has ever occurred and hopefully by no means once more,” he mentioned.
“I’m so sorry to those boys and everybody at house. I simply caught my toe and slipped. Like I mentioned, [it has] by no means occurred at coaching or races.”
‘That’s breathtaking’: Comm Video games report damaged in 10,000m stunner
Elsewhere, the gold rush continued on the monitor, with Jemima Montag taking out the ladies’s 10,000m stroll in a dominant show.
“That was completely breathtaking,” Channel 7’s Jason Richardson mentioned.
Montag paced herself brilliantly all through the stroll after which picked up the tempo within the latter phases of the race to get in a cushty place.
So comfy that Montag may begin celebrating nicely earlier than she crossed the end line for gold with a time of 42:34:00 — a brand new private greatest and Commonwealth Video games report.
“That was surreal,” Montag instructed Channel 7 post-race.
“You simply kind of faux everybody’s clapping for you, even when they’re clapping for the excessive bounce or the hammer throwers strolling in and anytime there’s self-doubt, it actually provides you a lift.
“I really feel like I’m persevering with the legacy of actually robust Australian race strolling and to go back-to-back, profitable on the Gold Coast 4 years in the past actually modified my life. I didn’t suppose that on the time however I feel with hindsight it did, it set in that self-belief. I’ve large goals for 2 extra Olympic video games. So right now was particular second.”
Fellow Australian Rebecca Henderson completed fourth and Katie Hayward positioned seventh.
Aussie world champ toppled in upset
There was a suprise end result on monitor, with Eleanor Patterson, the reigning world champion, lacking out on gold within the girls’s excessive bounce remaining.
Patterson was coming off a superb win on the World Championships and have become the primary to clear 1.89m in a powerful opening to the ultimate.
Ultimately although she missed three makes an attempt at 1.95m, the highest end result set by Jamaica’s Lamara Distin, who gained gold with Patterson taking the silver medal.
Nicola Olyslagers was initially going to hitch her however withdrew from the ultimate with a torn calf.
“It might be just a few weeks and if I jumped right now it was attainable to be a nine-month damage,” the 2018 Commonwealth Video games bronze medallist instructed Channel 7.
Elsewhere, Ben Buckingham and Edward Trippas completed fifth and seventh respectively within the males’s 3000m steeplechase remaining.
There are many high-stakes occasions too with Alex Hulley (hammer throw), Sarah Carli (400m hurdles), Catriona Bisset (800m) and Ella Connolly (200m) in their very own finals.
Australia may pocket as much as 11 extra gold medals on Saturday, with Kristina Krstic and Ellen Ryan taking house the primary in beautiful trend within the girls’s pairs garden bowls remaining.
England’s Sophie Tolchard and Amy Pharaoh led at 11-2 at one level however the Aussies refused to go away and gained on the ultimate bowl in dramatic trend.
England skipped out to an early 2-0 lead and threatened to make it 4-0 however a superb remaining bowl from Ellen Ryan knocked two of her rival’s balls out of the best way to degree it at 2-2.
England responded although with two strong ends to reassert its dominance and stored going from there to take a 11-2 lead however Australia roared again in epic trend to get it again to 11-10.
The Aussie duo stored up the combat, choosing up 4 factors on the thirteenth finish to steer 16-12 earlier than England pegged it again and was up 18-17.
Krstic and Ryan although had been on the point of gold medal glory with two main balls on the 18th finish, just for Pharaoh to knock one out with a superb bowl on the ultimate ball.
It meant the sport completed a draw and would as an alternative go into additional time to determine who would take house the gold.
England was within the commanding place with just a few balls left however a pinpoint bowl from Ryan knocked the jack away and stored Australia in with an opportunity.
As soon as once more it went all the way down to the final ball, with Australia’s gold medal hopes resting on Ryan’s shoulders.
And he or she got here up clutch with a shocking shot to knock England’s main ball out of the best way, sealing gold in an exciting comeback.
The golds stored coming in gymnastics, with Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva taking out the rhythmic gymnastics golf equipment remaining with a rating of 29.400.
Kiroi-Bogatyreva was additionally in motion earlier within the ball remaining, putting fifth with a rating of 28.600 and shall be within the ribbon remaining later within the evening.
Eighteen-year-old Lidiia Iakovleva can even be within the rhythmical gymnastics hoop remaining after end seventh (107.150) within the all-around remaining on Friday.
The last word grudge match sees Australia’s Diamonds face England within the netball semi-final. You possibly can learn Nat Medhurt’s full preview forward of the fiery semi-final right here, with the sport set to start at 11.30pm.
If Australia is profitable, it’s Jamaica they are going to face within the remaining.
Jamaica’s beautiful run continued as they dominated the Silver Ferns to take a 67-51 win and e book their spot within the gold medal match for the primary time on the Commonwealth Video games.
Jamaica had been the shock prime qualifiers of their pool after stunning Australia and it seems to be like
the Diamonds will once more have to attempt discover a strategy to shut down Jhaniele Fowler.
The world’s greatest shooter dominated in Jamaica’s 57-55 win over Australia within the pool stage, ending that match with 47 targets from 50 makes an attempt and was even higher in opposition to New Zealand.
The West Coast Fever star shot an ideal 54 targets from 54 makes an attempt within the win.
Two Australian pairs (Chunyi Feng & Yangzi Liu and Jian Fang Lay & Minhyung Jee) had been each profitable of their Spherical of 16 matches for the ladies’s doubles desk tennis.
They are going to face Singapore and Nigeria respectively within the quarter-finals at 1am.
Later within the evening, Liu will proceed her bid to grow to be the primary Australian girl to win a Commonwealth Video games singles medal when she competes within the semi-final.
There shall be assured gold within the morning too, with an All-Australian para desk tennis remaining between Li Na Lei and Qian Yang.
There are heaps medals up for grabs within the ring, with5 Australians into the semi-finals. First up, Kaye Scott is thru to the gold medal combat after profitable her girls’s gentle middleweight boxing semi-final in opposition to Alcinda Helena Panguane on factors.
Callum Peters can even placed on the gloves for the boys’s middleweight semi-final later within the evening at 9.15pm, taking up Simnikiwe Bongco.
Edgardo Coumi is in motion at 2am in opposition to Lewis Williams of England within the males’s heavyweight division whereas Australian middleweight Caitlin Anne Parker faces Tammara Thibeault.
Historical past shall be made on Sunday morning whatever the end result as Tina Rahimi turns into Australia’s first Muslim girl boxer to take house a medal on the Video games.
She is going to combat Elizabeth Oshoba in her featherweight semi-final.
The swimming could also be over however there was extra success within the pool for Australia as Annabelle Smith and Maddison Smith claimed gold within the girls’s 3m synchronised springboard diving remaining.
In a while, the ladies’s synchronised 10m platform remaining sees Emily Boyd, Nikita Hains, Charli Petrov and Melissa Wu all in motion.
There may be a lot to look ahead to within the early hours of Saturday morning too, with Australia’s girls’s T20 cricket facet battling New Zealand in a semi-final at 3am.
A dominant quarter-final efficiency has Mariafe Artacho del Photo voltaic and Taliqua Clancy one step nearer to gold.
Their subsequent problem shall be Vanuatu within the girls’s seashore volleyball semi-final at 6am.
There shall be extra semi-final motion, with Australia up in opposition to longtime rival England within the males’s hockey, with the time for that sport to be confirmed.
There may be loads of motion on the squash court docket too, kicking off with Cameron Pilly & Rhys Dowling and Zac Alexander & Ryan Cuskelly within the males’s doubles quarter-finals.
The combined doubles semi-finals later within the day will characteristic Donna Lobban and Pilley whereas Jess Turnbull and Alex Haydon group up within the combined doubles plate quarter-final.
There may be heaps to look ahead to in wrestling too, with Naomi De Bruine (girls’s 50kg, girls’s 53kg and girls’s 76kg) in motion together with Justin Holland (males’s 57kg) and Tom Barns (males’s 74kg, males’s 97kg).
FULL SCHEDULE — DAY 9
Garden Bowls and Para Garden Bowls, 5.30pm
Desk Tennis and Para Desk Tennis, 6.30pm
Athletics and Para Athletics, 7.00pm
Rhythmic Gymnastics, 7.00pm
Cricket T20, 8.00pm
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