Hello everyone, well what another perfect day it has been for all of us, and we are still at the top of the medal table. GO ENGLAND WOOHOO!!!!!!!! With a few of our main athletes, divers, boxers, hockey players and the table tennis event, things have certainly looked up for everyone. Our main diver, Tom Daley won Gold in the 10m platform diving event, and in Boxing, Nicola Adams won Gold, bringing England an overall total of five Gold medals, with Scotland and Northern Ireland winning two medals for each other.
Here, I will give a quick summary based on the events that have just finished, highlighting the day’s events as they unfolded.
- In the Athletics event, Usain Bolt leads Jamaica to the 4x100m Gold, while England win the 4x400m event. Wales’ Peake wins the Pole Vault Silver, with Jo Pavey winning the 5,000m Bronze at the age of 40.
- In Diving, Tom Daley wins Gold in the 10m platform event.
- In Boxing, Nicola Adams wins Gold, bringing England’s overall boxing medal count to 5 Golds, with Scotland and Northern Ireland winning two medals each.
- In Hockey, Australia beat England in the shootout to win the Women’s Gold.
- England’s Paul and Joanna Drinkhall win the Table Tennis Gold.
Below are the updated medal results following from today’s events that have just finished.
|Nations||Gold Medal Count||Silver Medal Count||Bronze Medal Count||Total Medal Count|
|Republic of South Africa||13||10||16||39|
|Trinidad & Tobago||0||3||5||8|
|Papua New Guinea||2||0||0||2|
|Isle of Man||0||1||0||1|
Before I conclude this blog post for the night, I would like to say that this year has been England’s year, as we have an astounding, overall amount of 165 medals (56 Gold, 55 Silver and 54 Bronze). This has certainly been one of the best Commonwealth Games we have all had. Australia have done absolutely well since the start of the 20th Commonwealth Games on the 23rd July 2014.
Other Commonwealth countries, such as Canada, India, Scotland etc. have done absolutely well, considering the fact this year’s Commonwealth Games have gone so quick. As the final few hours of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games tick away, this will always be the main Commonwealth Games we shall all remember. The 21st Commonwealth Games begin 4 years from now in Australia’s Gold Coast.
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