Commonwealth Games Daily Update

Team SA had 4 athletes on podiums yesterday at the Commonwealth Games; a great day for the team! Team SA claimed three silver medals and 1 bronze in track and field events on the day.

The four medals earned yesterday leaves South Africa in 7th place overall.

Today’s line-up is as follows:

DIVINGWayde van Niekerk

Final (19:00 – 22:30)

– 3m springboard men


Preliminaries (19:00 – 23:45)

– Eunice Sum, Janeth Jepkosgei, Agatha Jeruto (Ken), 800m women

Finals (19:00 – 23:45)

– Wayde van Niekerk, Akani Simbini, Ncincilili Titi , 200m men (semis)

– 1 500m T54 men para

– 200m men

– Andre Olivier, David Rudisha (KEN), Nijel Amos (BOT), 800m men

– Cornel Fredericks, 400m hurdles men

– Victor Hogan, discus throw men

– Blessing Okagbare (NIG), 200m women (semis)

– 1 500m T54 women para

– 200m women

– Wenda Nel, 400m hurdles women

– long jump women


Preliminaries (14:00 – 23:30)

– men’s singles & doubles

– women’s singles & doubles



Finals (16:00 – 20:00)

– apparatus (vault, uneven bars) women


Preliminaries Men (15:00 – 18:30)

– South Africa v India


Quarterfinals (09:45)

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

– men’s singles

– men’s fours

Semifinals (12:45)

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

Gold Medal Match (09:45)

– Deon van de Vyver/Roger Hagerty/Derrick Lobban v New Zealand, open trips B6/B7/B8 para


Classification (10:30 14:00)


– Gordon Shaw, +105kg men


Preliminaries (11:00 – 13:30)

– Terry van Rensburg, 65kg freestyle men

– Armando Hietbrink, 86kg freestyle men

– Jeannie-Marie Coetzer, 58kg freestyle women

Finals (17:30 – 20:30) – freestyle 65kg men

– freestyle 86kg men

– freestyle 55kg women

– freestyle 63kg women

Saskia Meintjes

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