Canadian hammer thrower Camryn Rogers topped the rostrum within the ladies’s closing on Saturday to earn the nation’s twenty second gold medal of the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham, England.
The 23-year-old scholar from Richmond, BC launched her third throw of 74.08 meters in entrance of a roaring crowd at Alexander Stadium.
New Zealand’s Julia Ratcliffe received silver with a throw of 69.63m, whereas Canada’s Jillian Weir of Kingston, Ont., received bronze (67.35m).
Rogers was beneath strain after hitting the cage on her second try, giving her one other likelihood to advance to the subsequent spherical. However she hit a giant throw on her third try to take first place and provides her a wholesome lead that she would not relinquish.
Rogers entered the ultimate on Thursday, setting a brand new Video games report with a throw of 74.68m to steer the qualifiers. She received a historic silver medal on the World Athletics Championships final month, changing into the primary Canadian lady to win a hammer throw medal on the world degree.
Canada has received 29 silver and 33 bronze medals on the Commonwealth Video games, at the moment sitting third within the standings. The Video games will conclude on Monday.
Wrestler The Stasio, Randhawa received the gold medal
Canada’s wrestler Justina De Stasio topped the ladies’s 76kg class on Saturday.
The 29-year-old from Coquitlam, B.C., defeated Nigeria’s Hannah Reuben 4-2 within the gold medal match on the Coventry Enviornment. Di Stasio captured the medal with a four-point takedown.
“She was very sturdy, however once I pulled her down the primary couple of occasions, I may really feel her pulling up,” Di Stasio defined. “She was sturdy sufficient to drag up, so I let her go, so I may peek inside.
“However I needed to be affected person as a result of if I missed, I knew she was coming.”
Di Stasio, who additionally received the world title in 2018, entered the ultimate with the pair dominating earlier within the day. She defeated Australia’s Naomi de Bruyne 10–0 within the quarterfinals and India’s Pooja Sihag 6–0 within the semifinals.
Abbotsford, BC’s Nishan Randhawa additionally received gold within the males’s 97kg closing, defeating Nicolas de Lange of South Africa 9-3.
“Because the match went on, I believe I picked up a little bit of velocity,” Randhawa stated. “Feels wonderful. It has been an extended highway and there have been a few bruises alongside the best way.
“We’re ending sturdy. Hopefully we will hold that momentum going on the senior world championships in Serbia.”
The 24-year-old booked his place within the gold medal with a 7-0 win over Pakistan’s Tayyab Raza within the semi-finals. Randhawa received a straight match towards India’s Deepak Nehra within the quarter-finals on Saturday to return out on high 8-6.
Kalema received 3 medals in rhythmic gymnastics
Canada acquired off to a robust begin on Saturday with 4 medals in rhythmic gymnastics.
Carmel Kalema led the best way with three podium finishes. The 24-year-old from Toronto received silver within the membership occasion and bronze in each the ribbon and hoop occasions.
“It was my dream to put on this event,” Kallema stated. “Initially I did not even dream of a closing. I simply wished to get there. I acquired there and hoped to make a minimum of one closing.
“To get three finals and a medal in each occasion, it is simply unbelievable. It is positively probably the greatest days of my life up to now.”
Canada additionally received gold within the workforce finals on Thursday.
Calema opened the ultimate day of competitors with a rating of 28.200 within the hoop and made historical past as the primary Welsh gymnast to win hoop gold on the Commonwealth, ending third behind Cyprus’ Anna Sokolova (28.300) and Wales’ Gemma Frizzell (28.700). the sport
Fellow Canadian Tatiana Koksanova completed fifth (27.100).
Kallema scored a 29.100 in membership and led all rivals with an 8.200 execution rating.
Australian Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatireva completed third in Birmingham with a rating of 29.400 to win gold forward of Kalema. Izah Amzan of Malaysia took the bronze medal (28.600).
Kalema added her second bronze medal of the day with a rating of 27.500 within the ribbon. Malaysia’s Ng Jo E received gold (27.800) forward of Scotland’s Louise Christie (27.550).
Suzanna Shahbazian of Montreal received silver within the ball occasion with a rating of 29.050, her second medal of the Video games.
Jo E received one other gold medal with a rating of 29.700, whereas Sokolova rounded out the rostrum with a rating of 28.800.
Katzberg received the silver medal within the hammer throw
Ethan Katzberg received Canada’s third silver of the day within the males’s hammer throw closing.
The 20-year-old from Nanaimo, B.C., set a brand new private greatest with a throw of 76.36 meters in his fifth of six makes an attempt.
England’s Nick Miller (76.43m) received the gold and Cyprus’ Alexandros Porsanidis took the bronze with a throw of 73.97m.
Valley, Erlam bagged the bronze medal
Canadian diving duo Mia Vallee and Margo Erlam added to the nation’s spectacular medal complete with a bronze within the ladies’s synchronized three-metre springboard closing.
The Canadians scored 297.00 factors in 5 dives on the Sandwell Aquatics Middle in Birmingham.
Australia’s Maddison Keeney and Annabelle Smith received all 5 rounds to high the standings with 316.53 factors.
Malaysia’s Ng Yan Yee and Noor Dhabitah edged the Canadians out of the silver place with a robust closing dive – ahead 2½ somersaults 1 twist – that scored 67.50 factors for a complete of 299.85.
It is Whalley’s second medal of the Video games, having additionally received gold within the ladies’s one-metre springboard on Friday.
Canada’s wrestlers continued to shine
Together with Di Stasio and Randhawa’s gold medals, Canada’s freestyle wrestlers added 4 extra medals on the ultimate day of wrestling.
Samantha Stewart received silver within the ladies’s 53kg Nordic occasion with a 6-5 victory over Nigeria’s Mercy Adekuoroye. Within the Nordic format, wrestlers compete in a round-robin to find out the highest three wrestlers.
The 32-year-old scholar from Fredericton, NB dropped her first match of the day as she was pinned by India’s Vinesh Phogat, who went on to win gold. However she bounced again with a dominant 12-2 win over Sri Lanka’s Chamoda Keshani Madurawalege Don.
Madison Parks of Komoka, Ont., superior to the gold medal match within the ladies’s 50 kg division, however was defeated within the closing by Nigeria’s Mercy Genesis, leaving her with the silver medal.
Darthe Capellan of Coquitlam, B.C., defeated Jacobo Tau of South Africa 12-2 to win the bronze medal within the males’s 57 kg class.
Abbotsford, B.C.’s Jasmeet Phulka added Canada’s fourth wrestling medal of the day with an 11-1 win over New Zealand’s Cole Hawkins within the males’s 74kg bronze-medal bout.
Dhillon, Sanford, Al-Ahmadih received bronze medals in boxing
Boxer Priyanka Dhillon clinched a bronze medal within the ladies’s 48 kg class by making it to the semi-finals.
The Winnipeg native opened the event with a 4-1 scoreline towards Kenya’s Christine Ongare, a bronze medalist on the 2018 Commonwealth Video games in Australia. However Dhillon misplaced his semi-final match to India’s Neetu Ghanghas after the referee stopped the competition within the third spherical.
Bronze medals are robotically awarded to losers within the semi-finals.
Dhillon received bronze on the 2022 AMBC Continental Championships in March, the place she represented Canada for the primary time.
Canadian Olympian Wyatt Sanford was awarded bronze within the males’s 63.5 kg class after shedding on factors to Scotland’s Reese Lynch within the semi-finals.
The 23-year-old from Kennetcook, NS has received three straight to succeed in the semifinals.
Sanford opened the event with a stoppage win over Niue’s De Niro Pao, and he scored factors selections over Lesotho’s Qoboshine Mohlerepe and Uganda’s Joshua Tukamuhebwa.
Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadih received Canada’s third bronze medal of the day in boxing within the males’s 57 kg class. He was unable to compete within the semi-finals because of damage, so Eire’s Jude Gallagher was despatched to the ultimate by walkover.
The Montreal native was sturdy after factors wins over Australia’s Charlie Senior within the spherical of 16 and Guyanese Olympian Kevin Allicock within the quarterfinals.
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