KURT FEARNLEY SIGNS-OFF WITH A GOLD
Australian para-sport legend Kurt Fearnley created a new Games record to win the gold in T54 Men’s Marathon and finishing off his career in style. Fearnley was in a dominating position from the start to win in a time of 1:30:25 seconds. He added this gold to his silver medal won in T54 1500m.
Madison de Rozario of Australia made it a golden double in the Women’s T54 Marathon, winning in 1:44:00 seconds.
NAMIBIA’S FIRST WOMAN GOLD MEDALLIST
Helalia Johannes became the first Namibian woman to win Commonwealth Games gold. Johannes crossed the finishing line in 2:32:40 seconds.
FIRST-EVER WOMEN’S RUGBY SEVEN WON BY NEW ZEALAND
Australia was beaten by New Zealand in the first-ever Women’s Rugby Seven at the Commonwealth Games. Kelly Brazier was New Zealand’s hero as she scored a golden point in extra-time.
In the men’s match, it was New Zealand again who posted a convincing victory over Fiji 14-0, making it a perfect double for the nation.
AUSTRALIA TOP THE CHART, INDIA FINISH 3RD
Host Australia had a phenomenal run at Gold Coast 2018. They managed to lead the medal’s table with 80 gold medals, and a total of 198 medals. India finished third just below England who claimed 45 gold medals. India had a total of 66 medals of which 26 are gold, and 20 silver and 20 bronze. I can be concluded that this was India’s best result in Commonwealth Games as their gold medals exceed than silver and bronze.
FINAL MEDAL STANDING
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