Commonwealth games update

After a very eventful weekend at the Commonwealth Games, South Africa has climbed the medals table to 7th place overall!

Team SA has accumulated a total of 5 Gold medals, 5 silver and 8 bronze medals.

Here is the line-up for today’s appearances from Team SA at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.Commonwealth Games medals

SWIMMING

Heats (11:30 – 14:30)

– Roland Schoeman, Brad Tandy, 50m freestyle men

– Myles Brown, 1 500m freestyle men

– Chad le Clos, 200m backstroke men

Finals (20:00 – 22:45)

– 50m freestyle men (semi)

– 200m individual medley SM8 men para

– 200m backstroke men

– Cameron van der Burgh, 50m breaststroke men

– Chad le Clos, 100m butterfly men

– 50m backstroke women (semi)

– 800m freestyle women

– 100m freestyle women

– 100m breaststroke women

– 200m butterfly women

ATHLETICS

Semifinals (15:30 – 19:30)

– Simon Magakwa, Akani Simbini, 100m men

– Orazio Cremona, discus men

Finals (15:30 – 19:30)

– Orazio Cremona, discus men

BADMINTON

Gold Medall Matches (16:00 – 20:15)

– Teams

BOXING

Round of 16 (14:00 – 23:30)

– Ayabonga Sonjica v Manu Wanniarachchi (SRL), men 56kg

– Siphiwe Lusizi v Eric Finau (NZ), men 75kg

– Thulani Mbenge v Rayton Okwiri (KEN), men 69kg

GYMNASTICS (Artistic)

Qualifiers (14:30 – 22:00)

– Kirsten Beckett, Claudia Cummins, Bianca Mann, team and individual women

HOCKEY

Preliminaries Men (10:00 – 13:30)

– South Africa v Australia

Preliminaries Women (20:00 – 23:30)

– South Africa v New Zealand

LAWN BOWLS

Gold Medal Matches (9:45 – 17:00)

– Bobby Donnelly/Rudi Jacobs/Prince Nelvonde v Northern Ireland, men’s trips

Round 1 (09:45 – 17:00)

– Colleen Piketh/Tracey-Lee Botha, women’s pairs

– Susan Nel/Santjie Steyn/Esme Steyn, women’s trips

– Derrick Lobban/Roger Hagerty/Deon van de Vyver, men’s trips B6/B7/B8

Round 2 (18:00 – 21:30)

– Gerry Baker/Rudi Jacobs/Jason Evans/Prince Nelvonde, men’s fours

– Susan Nel/Santjie Steyn/Esme Steyn, women’s trips

NETBALL

Preliminaries (16:00 – 21:30)

– Malawi v Jamaica

 

Saskia Meintjes

Hyperactive, extremely realistic and addicted to reading can best describe me. Life is all about the good memories and sitting around will not create them.

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