Commonwealth Games Daily Update

TeamSA did us proud again by gaining 2 bronze medals yesterday. Even though South Africa moved down to the 7th place overall, we are still extremely proud of the wonderful achievements by all the athletes representing our great country in Glasgow!

Chad le Clos also closed his campaign with a record 7 medals in the swimming pool!

Keep it up guys and girls, we’re rooting for you! Chad le Clos

Here is today’s line-up for all of you lucky enough to be able to watch. If you need a PVR to record the final days of the Commonwealth Games, have a look at the options available on Junk Mail!


Final (11:00 – 14:00)

– synchronised 10m platform women

Final (19:00 – 21:45)

– 1m springboard men

– synchronised 3m springboard women


Preliminaries (11:00 – 14:30)

– Wayde van Niekerk, 200m men

– Victor Hogan, discus throw men

– LJ van Zyl, Cornel Fredericks, 400m hurdles men

– Wenda Nel, 400m hurdles women

– Blessing Okagbare (Nig), long jump women

Finals (18:30)

– Andre Olivier, David Rudisha, 800m men (semis)

– Wayde van Niekerk, 400m men

– high jump men men

– Zarck Visser, long jump men

– Rushwal Samaai, long jump men

-Milcah Chemos, Purity Kirui, Joan Rotich (Ken), 3 000m steeplechase women

– shot put women

– javelin throw women

– heptathlon women


Preliminaries (16:00 – 20:15)

– men’s singles & doubles

– women’s singles & doubles


Quarterfinals (14:15)

– Ayabonga Sonjica v Sean McGoldrick (WAL), men 56kg

Quarterfinals (20:30)

– Tulani Mbenge v Eon Bancroft (GUY), men 69kg

Quarterfinals (21:45)

– Siphiwe Lusizi v Connor Coyle (ENG), men 75kg


Finals (19:30 – 23:15)

– individual all around women


Preliminaries Women (15:00 – 18:30)

– South Africa v India


Round 3 (09:45)

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

Round 3 (12:45)

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

Round 4 (12:45)

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


Round 4 (16:45)

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

Round 5 (16:45)

– Bobby Donnelly v Darren Burnett (SCO), men’s singles

Semifinals (09:45 – 19:45)

– open trips B6/B7/B8 para


Preliminaries (10:30 14:00)

– South Afrfica v Australia


Preliminaries (11:00 – 13:30)

– Marno Plaatjes, 61kg freestyle men

– Madi Mpo, 53kg freestyle women

– Jeannie-Marie Coetzer, 58kg freestyle women

– Refilwe Molongwane, 69kg freestyle women

Finals (17:30 – 20:30)

– freestyle 61kg men

– freestyle 97kg men

– freestyle 53kg women

– freestyle 58kg women

– freestyle 69kg women


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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