Swimming Canada / Ian MacNicol
Group Canada had loads to rejoice on the sixth day of the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham, England.
Summer time McIntosh turned Canada’s prime medalist on the Video games, choosing up two extra medals on Wednesday. We additionally had a last between two Canadian judo opponents, when Sarah Mitton saved the very best for final within the ladies’s shot put.
Group Canada on the 2022 Commonwealth Video games
Here is a have a look at Canada’s main feats of arms on a day marked by the gathering of 11 medals.
On the ultimate day of pool competitors on the Commonwealth Video games, Canada added 5 medals, bringing the pool whole to twenty.
Kylie Mass gained her eighth profession Commonwealth Video games medal with gold within the 50m backstroke, setting a Video games file of 27.31 seconds.
One of the vital anticipated races of the Video games was the ladies’s 400m freestyle, when reigning World Championship silver medalist Summer time McIntosh confronted reigning Olympian Ariary Titmus of Australia, who had determined to not compete within the latest World Championships. Titmus took the lead early and held it to the tip, setting a Commonwealth Video games file with a time of three:58.06. McIntosh took silver 1.26 seconds again (3:59.32), which was nonetheless quicker than her World Championship efficiency, decreasing her personal Canadian file. Canadian Ella Jansen completed seventh on this last.
Roughly 20 minutes later McIntosh returned to the pool to compete within the ladies’s 4x100m medley relay last. She swam the final freestyle relay behind Masse (backstroke), Sophie Angus (breaststroke) and Maggie McNeil (butterfly). Canada took the silver medal in 3:56.59, 2.15 seconds behind Australia. This gave Massa his ninth profession medal on the Commonwealth Video games. She and McNeil will go residence with 5 medals every, whereas McIntosh gained six medals, topping all Canadian athletes in Birmingham.
Joshua Liendo gained bronze within the 50m freestyle, his fourth medal on the Video games. He completed the race in 22.02 seconds and climbed to the third step of the rostrum together with England’s Benjamin Proud (21.36) and Lewis Barras (21.68).
Para swimmer Nicholas Bennett gained gold within the males’s S14 200 freestyle with a Commonwealth Video games file of 1:54.97.
Finley Knox positioned fourth within the males’s 200m medley last. Eric Brown completed sixth within the males’s 1500m freestyle last.
We noticed the ultimate between the 2 Canadians within the males’s 100kg class when Shady El Nahas took on Kyle Reyes for the gold. It was El Nahas who gained the duel due to the waza-ari within the a part of the gold level, and Reyes will go residence with a silver medal. El Nahas joined his older brother Mohab as a Commonwealth Video games medalist after the latter took bronze within the 81kg class on Tuesday.
Canada additionally gained gold within the males’s over 100kg division when Mark Deschen defeated New Zealander Cody Andrews in a last bout that lasted simply 58 seconds. In lower than a minute, Deschen landed two waza-ari for the win.
Coralie Godbout hoped so as to add to this medal within the ladies’s 78 kg class, however misplaced the ippon within the battle for bronze to Scot Rachel Tytler.
Sarah Mitton gained gold within the ladies’s shot put, securing Canada’s first monitor and subject podium. She struck on her sixth and last throw from 19.03m, enhancing with each throw. This final try put Mitton 5 centimeters forward of Jamaican silver medalist Daniel Thomas-Dodd, transferring up from third to first place.
About 5 minutes later, Zachary Gingras gained bronze within the T37/38 100m para-athletics last.
Holly Naughton turned the primary Canadian to win a Commonwealth Video games medal in squash. She is going to go residence with a silver medal after shedding in 4 units (11-7, 11-5, 12-14 and 11-5) to England’s Georgina Kennedy within the ladies’s singles last. Ranked twentieth within the PSA World Rankings, Naughton superior to the ultimate after upsetting favourite Joelle King of New Zealand within the semi-finals on Tuesday.
A number of Canadian boxers gained their quarterfinal bouts on Wednesday and returned residence with medals. Now it stays to seek out out the colour. Reigning world champion Tammara Thibault reached the semi-finals within the 75 kg weight class after the referee stopped the battle in opposition to Hepseba Angel from the Cayman Islands.
Priyanka Dillon defeated Kristin Ongare of Kenya 4-1 within the quarter-finals within the 48kg division, Wyatt Sanford defeated Joshua Tukamuhebwa 4-1 within the males’s 63.5kg division, then Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadieh defeated Kevin Allicock from Guyana with a rating of 4:1 in 57 kg males. It’s value noting that these semi-finals might be performed on Saturday.
There have been two performances on Wednesday that got here near taking the Canadian weightlifters to a podium end. After Pierre-Alexandre Bessette’s fourth place within the males’s 109 kg weight class, Emma Friesen positioned fourth within the ladies’s over 87 kg weight class, only one kilogram behind the rostrum. Quinn Everett completed seventh within the males’s over 109 kg weight class.
Desk of medals of the Commonwealth Video games on the finish of the sixth day:
The 2022 Commonwealth Video games will run till August eighth. 268 Canadian athletes participation in 18 sports activities and 5 parasports. You possibly can observe the motion dwell on the Web at CBC Pearl, cbcsports.ru and the CBC Sports activities app for units iOS in addition to android. Some competitions may also be broadcast dwell CBC TV on the weekend.