After Emily Campbell roared to weightlifting glory on Wednesday, the A-listers maintain coming on the Commonwealth Games with newly-crowned world champion Jake Wightman set to return to the monitor.
Right here the PA Information Company takes a take a look at what’s in retailer in Birmingham, and displays on one other profitable day six on the Games.
New 1500m world champion Jake Wightman continues his quest for a singular summer season treble when he takes to the monitor on the Alexander Stadium for his first race. Wightman can be representing Scotland as he bids for extra gold forward of the upcoming European Championships.
In the meantime, Adam Gemili runs within the 200m.
Repeat or Revenge
England’s netball group face New Zealand in a doubtlessly essential group sport, with the losers virtually sure to face Australia within the semi-finals.
Jess Thirlby’s facet famously claimed gold within the ultimate second 4 years in the past, however missed out on a house world title once they had been crushed by the New Zealanders within the 2019 semi-finals in Liverpool, with their opponents occurring to win the world crown.
England boxer Scrumptious Orie makes his Games debut within the super-heavyweight quarter-finals in opposition to Nigel Paul of Trinidad.
Orie was born in Moscow to a Nigerian father and a Russian mom however left the nation in his childhood after preventing racism. Having settled in Wolverhampton, Orie gained a UK passport and gained a bronze medal at this 12 months’s European Championships.
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Emily Campbell sought inspiration from four-time Commonwealth Games champion Treasured McKenzie as she eased to victory within the girls’s +87kg weightlifting competitors on Wednesday.
The 86-year-old McKenzie watched from the entrance row as Campbell lifted a mixed complete of 286kg to set a brand new private greatest in addition to a brand new Commonwealth document, constructing on the Olympic silver medal she had earned in Tokyo final summer season.
Evie Richards put a “horrible 12 months” behind her to storm to Commonwealth gold in Wednesday’s mountain bike race.
There was no signal of the again harm or a number of sicknesses which have plagued the world champion over the past six months as she rode clear on the primary of the seven laps round Cannock Chase forest to enhance on the silver she took in Gold Coast 4 years in the past.
England’s Sameenah Toussaint loved a debut to recollect as she squeezed previous Zoe Andrews of Wales through break up choice to guide her place within the girls’s featherweight quarter-finals.
The Northolt 19-year-old, who used to cover behind the heavy luggage in her native fitness center as a result of she was frightened of getting concerned, bought the nod from 4 of the 5 ringside judges after a fiercely contested conflict.