New Zealand claim first medal at Games

08 April, 2018, 01:26 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
  • Artists perform during the opening ceremony

They won 10 medals, with just one gold to Emily Seebohm in the women's 200m backstroke, to finish eighth on the table - their worst position since 1991 - and the Commonwealth Games has been seen as a step to regroup for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

"I want the gold medal and I am not going into the ring here to win bronze", said Robertson.

Less than 12 hours after breaking the world mark in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay, three of the four Australian women were back at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre in morning heats for the 50-metre freestyle yesterday.

"I've got nothing against the Aboriginal people but I'm sick and exhausted of being made to feel as if I'm a second-class citizen in my own country".

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"My parents were in the stand, and they've travelled all this way to support me and I just really, really wanted a gold medal".

The women's pursuit team - Ashlee Akudinoff, Annette Edmondson, Amy Cure and Alexandra Manly - also took gold, nearly lapping New Zealand, The Australian reported.

New Zealand cycling high performance director Martin Barras took full responsibility and said he was gutted for the athletes.

"This is my first Commonwealth Games so a medal is quite big for me now", the 20-year-old said.

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Emerging star Titmus and McKeon were then pipped in the 200m freestyle final by Canada's Ruck. I was still a bit soft and slow in that first 200.

"I've raced against Hannah in every meet and I've been second every time".

The result caps another excellent day for Australia, who now have a total of 32 medals from their exploits in the pool, including 11 golds.

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