That is Stuart Weir’s abstract of day six of the athletics schedule for the 2022 Commonwealth Video games.
Saturday morning began with a girls’s excessive leap, which promised a lot however delivered little. The primary disappointment was the withdrawal of Olympic medalist Nicola Olyslagers (McDermott). The competitors was received by Lamara Distin of Jamaica with 1.95m. She commented: “”To come back right here and win gold is such a fantastic feeling. I simply needed to remain calm, keep centered and get the job finished. However that is simply the beginning”. Three athletes cleared 1.92m. World Champion Eleanor Patterson took silver, Kimberly Williamson bronze with Morgan Lake fourth.
Nick Miller, who retained his Commonwealth hammer throw title with 76.43m, commented: “I threw slightly additional on the Gold Coast however being at residence and profitable in entrance of a house crowd is de facto particular.”
Then males’s pole vault was received by Kurtis Marshall, who defended his title from 2018, giving Australia it’s third gold of the day.
The winner of the ladies’s hammer throw was Camryn Rogers (Canada) 74.08m.
Jacob Kiplimo received the boys’s 5000 in a dash end with Kenyans Nicolas Kimeli and Jabon Krop. The winner’s time was 13:08.08, with 0.4 seconds separating gold from bronze.
Kyron McMaster (48.93) received the 400m hurdles for the British Virgin Islands. Jaheel Hyde (Jamaica) was second and Alistair Chalmers operating for Guernsey, was third. Guernsey is a self-governing British Crown dependency, an island between England and France. It has a inhabitants of 62,000 individuals. In different occasions, Chalmers competes for Britain. Most unusually for a 400m race, Malik Metivier (Canada) was disqualified for a false begin.
Jereem Richards (Trinidad) added the Commonwealth 200m to the World Indoor title he received in Belgrade with defending champion Zharnel Hughes (England), second. Richards’s time of 19.80 was a PR and a Championship document.