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A week has passed since our spectacular Opening Ceremony, and the thrills continued with 19 Gold medals won across a range of sports. Highlights included more adrenaline-fuelled Athletics events, and in Edinburgh the Royal Commonwealth Pool dived into action.


The first Gold medal of Day 7 at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games went to Canada, with Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion winning the Women’s Synchronised 10m Platform Diving Final at the Royal Commonwealth Pool.

Sarah Barrow and Tonia Couch took Silver to complete the medal-winning set in all Diving events for England. Pandelela Rinong Pamg and Nur Dhabitah Sabri of Malaysia took the Bronze.

England’s Jack Laughter won the Men's Diving 1m Springboard Final with a score of 449.90. Matthew Mitcham (AUS) took the Silver with 404.85, and Grant Nel (AUS) the Bronze with 403.40 – earning Australia its 100th and 101th medal in Diving at the Commonwealth Games.

Team England’s Alicia Blagg and Rebecca Gallantree won the Women's Synchronised 3m Springboard – bringing their nation its first Commonwealth Games Gold medal in women's Diving for 48 years.


The Athletics action continued at Hampden Park, with Kenya winning its second successive clean sweep in the Women's 3000m Steeplechase at the Commonwealth Games. Purity Cherotich Kirui, Milcah Chemos Cheywa and Joan Kipkemoi finished first, second and third.

Kenya also filled the event’s three podium places at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.

In the Men’s Long Jump, Greg Rutherford took Gold and England’s 100th medal of Glasgow 2014. Zarck Visser (RSA) took the Silver and Rushwahl Samaai the Bronze.

Brianne Theisen-Eaton took Gold in the Women's Heptathlon, becoming the first ever Canadian to win this event at the Commonwealth Games. Jessica Zelinka (CAN) claimed the Silver medal – the same colour she took four years ago at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games – and Jessica Taylor (ENG) won the Bronze.

Kirani James won the Men’s 400m Final and became the first athlete to grab Gold in this event at both the Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games. Wayde van Niekerk (RSA) collected silver, and Lalonde Gordon claimed Bronze.

In the Men’s High Jump Derek Drouin of Canada won the Gold with a jump of 2.31m. Kryiakos Ioannu (CYP) took the Silver and Michael Mason (CAN) the Bronze.
Kim Mickle (AUS) took Gold in the Women’s Javelin Throw Final.

"After I threw my second one I just unleashed and I felt comfortable with the distance I had thrown on the second. After I had thrown my second I just went guns blazing."
In the Women’s Shot Put Final Valarie Adams (NZL) won the Gold and Cleopatra Borel (TTO) took Silver.

Julie Labonte (CAN) followed with the Bronze and was delighted with here performance.

"I'm really pleased I threw a season’s best of 17.58. I felt I got stronger as the competition progressed. The conditions didn’t affect me, in fact I enjoyed them, and the crowd was also great."


Max Whitlock (ENG) clinched the Gold medal in the Men's Individual All-Around Final at the SSE Hydro with a score of 90.631.

“Since 2012, the all-around has been a massive target for me” said Max. “To pull it off and for it to all come together on the day is amazing."

Scotland’s Silver medallist Daniel Keatings scored 88.298 to stay ahead of 18-year-old Nile Wilson (ENG), who took 87.965 in his first senior international competition.

This is the first time that the Men's Individual All-Around Final has had a complete 'British' podium – with two English and one Scottish gymnast winning medals.

In the Women’s All Round Final the Claudia FRAGAPANE (ENG) secured England's first ever Commonwealth Games gold medal in the women's individual all-around artistic gymnastics competition at The Hydro on Wednesday.

England continued their success with Ruby Harrold securing Silver.

"You can't even put it in words. We knew Claudia FRAGAPANE (ENG) was definitely going to get the gold. To see my name up there then followed by Hannah (Hannah WHELAN, ENG), it was beyond amazing to know we secured a medal."

England’s Hannah Whelan made it a full sweep when she took Bronze.


The penultimate day of Glasgow 2014’s Weightlifting competition saw Nigeria's Maryam Usman turn the tables on the woman who beat her to Gold at Delhi 2010.

Maryam won the Women's +75kg ahead of Samoa's Ele Opeloge, and succeeded with all six of her lifts in the process.

"I feel really excited about winning” said Maryam. “I've had my mind on Gold ever since the very beginning. I believed I would get it and I did!"

The Bronze medal went to Tracey Lambrechs of New Zealand.

David Katoatau won Kiribati's first-ever Games medal with victory in the Men's 105kg Final. Stanislav Chalaev of New Zealand took the silver, and Benjamin Watson (ENG) the Bronze.


Odunayo Adekuoroye of Nigeria won the Women’s 53kg Final to become the second woman to win multiple medals in Wrestling at the Commonwealth Games.

Odunayo took Bronze at Delhi 2010 and now has a Gold medal to add to her tally. Lalita Lalita (IND) won the Silver, and Jillian Gallays (CAN) and Mpho Madi (RSA) both took Bronze.
David Tremblay (CAN) won the Men’s Freestyle 61kg. Bajrang Bajrang (IND) took the Silver and Amas Daniel (NGR) and Viorel Etko (SCO) both took Bronze.

Viorel Etko’s Bronze is Scotland's first Wrestling medal at the Commonwealth Games since 1994.

Aminat Adeniyi of Nigeria took home Gold in the Women's 58kg Final, with Sakshi Malik (IND) claiming silver and Braxton Rei Stone (CAN) and Tayla Ford (NZL) each winning Bronze.
Arjun Gill won the Men's Freestyle 97kg Final, reclaiming the title for Canada in this weight category. Satywart Kadian (IND) took the Silver and Leon Rattigan (ENG) and Sam Belkin (NZL) both took Bronze.

The Women’s Freestyle 69kg Gold medal went to Dori Yeats of Canada. Angele Tomo (CMR) took the Silver and India’s Navjot Navjot Kaur and Nigeria’s Hannah Rueben both took Bronze.

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