Commonwealth Games 2018 Swimming Round Up - Day 2

Commonwealth Games 2018 Swimming Round Up - Day 2

Day 2

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Day 2 Results:

 

Men's 50m butterfly

Gold Medal -  Chad le Clos (South Africa)

Silver Medal -  Dylan Carter (Trinidad and Tobago)

Bronze Medal -  Ryan Coetzee (South Africa)

 

Women's 50m breaststroke

Gold Medal -  Sarah Vasey (England)

Silver Medal - Alia Atkinson (Jamaica)

Bronze Medal - Leiston Pickett (Australia)

 

Men's 200m freestyle

Gold Medal -  Kyle Chalmers (Australia)

Silver Medal - Mack Horton (Australia)

Bronze Medal - Duncan Scott (Scotland)

 

Women's S9 100m backstroke

Gold Medal -  Alice Tai (England)

Silver Medal - Ellie Cole (Australia)

Bronze Medal - Ashleigh McConnell (Australia)

 

Men's S9 100m freestyle

Gold Medal - Timothy Disken (Australia)

Silver Medal - Lewis White (England)

Bronze Medal - Brenden Hall (Australia)

 

Men's 400m individual medley

Gold Medal -  Clyde Lewis (Australia)

Silver Medal -  Mark Szaranek (Scotland)

Bronze Medal -  Lewis Clareburt (New Zealand)

 

Men's 100m backstroke

Gold Medal -  Mitch Larkin (Australia)

Silver Medal -  Bradley Woodward (Australia)

Bronze Medal - Markus Thormeyer (Canada)

 

Women's 100m butterfly

Gold Medal -  Emma McKeon (Australia)

Silver Medal -  Madeline Groves (Australia)

Bronze Medal - Brianna Throssell (Australia)

 

Men's 4x100m freestyle relay

Gold Medal -  AUSTRALIA

Silver Medal -  ENGLAND

Bronze Medal - SCOTLAND

 

Todays Swimming Highlight's:


1. Chad Le Clos wins gold in the 50m Butterfly final in a time of 23.37 seconds, that's his 13th Commonwealth Games medal! Unfortunately Le Clos could not repeat his heroics in the 200m freestyle.


2. A gold medal for for the Derby-born swimmer Sarah Vasey as she clinches the 50m breaststroke Commonwealth title - fantastic race! “I’m sharing a room with Aimee... when she came home with her gold medal last night I said “I want one of those!” twitter


3. Kyle Chalmers storms home to win gold in the 200m Freestyle


4. Alice Tai wins Team England’s 100th EVER swimming gold medal in the S9 100m backstroke, storming it in 1:08.77 “It’s a once in a lifetime chance... I have to thank the rest of the team because it wouldn’t have happened without them!”


5. It's a NEW GAMES RECORD of 58.59 forAdam Peaty as he qualifies fastest for tomorrow's Men's 100m Breaststroke Final!

Adam Peaty Twitter

6. Unbelievable performance from Clyde Lewis winning GOLD in the 400m IM that he didn't even swim for in the Australian trials, Mitch Larkin pulled out of the race which meant Lewis could step in and win that medal! Well done Clyde!


7. It was an Aussie sweep in the 100m women’s butterfly with Emma McKeon winning the gold and her teammates following closely behind as Australia swept the podium.


World Champion Ben Proud Speaks out about disqualification in 50m butterfly

ben proud

“Coming into the competition there is always apprehension ahead of the first race. With 10,000 fans in the crowd I wanted to give them something to cheer about by delivering a fast time. Unfortunately before the start signal I was judged to have moved my leg and the referee deemed this enough for a disqualification. I really want to come into the competition to retain both my titles and to have that opportunity take away in the first heat is heartbreaking. This has been four years of dedicated training and consistency - i feel I am in the shape of my life and am gutted to miss out on the opportunity to show what I can do. But the motivation is already there to come back in four years’ time and regain my title in the event I love. This now in the past - all I can do now is support my team mate Jacob. My focus is now fully on the 50m free. I would like to thank the team who helped ease me through this difficult situation.”

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