Commonwealth Games live: Kyle Chalmers, Kaylee McKeown, Emma McKeon lead another golden morning for Australian in Birmingham pool – Michmutters

Commonwealth Games live: Kyle Chalmers, Kaylee McKeown, Emma McKeon lead another golden morning for Australian in Birmingham pool

Emma McKeon joins Kyle Chalmers, Kaylee McKeown, Matt Levy and the men’s 4x200m relay team as gold medalist on day four of the Commonwealth Games.

She led an Australian 1-2 in the 50m butterfly with Holly Barratt, and qualified fastest for the 100m freestyle final, alongside Shayna Jack and Mollie O’Callaghan.

Earlier, Kyle Chalmers won gold in the men’s 100m freestyle, saying all the outside noise made it “hard to enjoy the moment”.

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By Jon Healey

3×3 basketball: Aussies to play for bronze

A little earlier, Australia’s women’s 3×3 basketball team lost their semi-final against England 21-15.

That means Australia will face off against New Zealand, who lost to Canada in their semi, for the bronze.

That game is at 1.30am AEST tomorrow.

By Kelsie Iorio

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By Jon Healey

That wraps up the swimming program for this morning

Mack Horton is congratulated in the pool as his relay teammates celebrate.

To recap, five gold and two silver medals

Kaylee McKeown picked up one of each, with gold in the 200m backstroke and silver in the 200m individual medley less than an hour later.

Kyle Chalmer started the morning with gold in the 100m freestyle, while Emma McKeon continued her golden Games by winning the 50m butterfly final just ahead of teammate Holly Barratt.

We also saw Matt Levy win gold in the 50m freestyle S7 to cap off his remarkable career, and then the men’s 4x200m freestyle team brought it home in a romp.

By Kelsie Iorio

Hockey: Australia up 4-1 over New Zealand just before half-time

It’s still only the second quarter but Australia’s dominant performance is continuing in this pool match against the Kiwis.

Jake Whitton, Jacob Anderson and Blake Govers have put points on the board so far. We’ll keep you updated.

By Kelsie Iorio

Boxing: Billy McAllister out after fight called early

This is… quite gross.

Billy McAllister was progressing well in his match against Jerone Ennis but a nasty hit has opened up basically his entire eyebrow and ended the fight early.

It means the Jamaican takes the win.

They keep showing close-ups of it. I feel ill now.

There’s a photo of it coming up.

Fair warning.

If you keep scrolling…

…you’re gonna see it.



Australian boxer Billy McAllister with a wide cut on his left eyebrow.

By Jon Healey

Key Event

πŸ₯‡ Swimming: Australia wins the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay final with a Games record

Elijah Winnington, Flynn Southam, Zac Incerti and Mack Horton hit the water for the Aussie team.

The second leg from 17-year-old Southam was particularly impressive, seeing off a big challenge from South African great Chad le Clos and giving Incerti a body-length lead over Wales as he started the penultimate leg.

He turned that into an almost four-second lead over England by the time he handed over to Horton for the anchor and he powered home in a Commonwealth Games record time of 7:04.96.

English anchor swimmer Tom Dean got out of the pool before the final swimmer from Gibraltar had finished, but the English will keep their silver medal. Wales got bronze.

By Jon Healey

Swimming: Three Australians reach women’s 100m breaststroke final

Chelsea Hodges, Jenna Strauch and Abbey Harkin will all swim in the final tomorrow, but they’ll have a massive job to track down South African duo Lara van Niekerk and Tatjana Schoenmaker, who qualified fastest.

By Kelsie Iorio

Key Event

πŸ₯‰ Judo: Bronze for both Katz brothers

Joshua and Nathan Katz have both won bronze in the 60kg and 66kg judo divisions respectively.

Josh defeated Simon Zulu of Zambia and Nathan got the win over India’s Jasleen Singh Saini in their bronze medal matches to lock in a podium finish for all three of our judo athletes today.

Fun fact: Team Australia has three lots of siblings on the team this Commonwealth Games! The Katz brothers, Madison and Teagan Levi in ​​the rugby sevens and badminton players Angela and Jack Yu.


By Kelsie Iorio

Weightlifting: Kiana Rose Elliott just misses out on medal

Kiana Rose Elliott has finished fourth in the women’s 71kg weightlifting final, falling short of a medal by just eight kilos.

England’s Sarah Davis has won gold with a total of 229kg, alexis ashworth of Canada got silver with 214kg and Indian Harkinder Kaur‘s 212kg secured her the bronze.

Kiana Rose finished with a total of 204kg β€” a 94kg snatch and 110kg clean and herk.

By Jon Healey

Key Event

πŸ₯‡ Swimming: Emma McKeon wins another gold, Holly Barratt ties for silver in 50m butterfly

Emma McKeon wins her fourth gold medal of these Games, touching the wall in 25.90, which was 0.15 of a second ahead of compatriot Holly Barrattwho will share the silver medal podium with South Africa’s Erin Gallagher.

Hopefully they have two medals and don’t have to share that too, like some sort of Sisterhood of the Traveling P(end)ants.

Alex Perkins was fifth.

By Jon Healey

Swimming: No medals for Australia in the men’s 50m backstroke

Ben Armbruster and Bradley Woodward pushed all the way, but couldn’t rein in the top three, with Andrew Jeffcoat winning for New Zealand, with South Africa’s Pieter Coetze winning silver and Javier Acevedo of Canada touching 0.11 of a second ahead of Woodward for bronze.

By Kelsie Iorio

Beach volleyball: Another win on the board for Australia

australian beach volleyballer chris mchugh jumps into the air gesturing towards a volleyball, another player prepares to receive the ball on the other side of the net
Getty: Eddie Keogh

Chris McHugh and Paul Burnett‘s winning streak continues in the beach volleyball pool match stage with another straight-sets victory, this time over South Africa.

Fellow Aussies Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar will also be looking to make it two from two in their second match β€” they face Trinidad and Tobago next.

You can catch that match from 11:30pm AEST tonight.

By Kelsie Iorio

Boxing: Charlie Senior loses on decision

two boxers in action throwing punches
Getty: Robert Cianflone

charlie senior‘s Birmingham journey has come to an end after losing on points to Canada’s Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadieh in the featherweight division.

The scorecard is so close but it just didn’t fall the way of the Aussie today.

We’ve got another Australian up in the ring in the next half an hour or so β€” Billy McAllister in the light heavyweight division, up against Jamaica’s Jerone Ennis.

By Jon Healey

Swimming: Izzy Vincent and Ella Jones in the women’s 100m breaststroke SB6 final

Maisie Summers-Newton of England bossed the field in that one, winning gold by 10.57 seconds.

Izzy Vincent and Ella Jones were fifth and sixth.

By Jon Healey

Key Event

πŸ₯‡ Swimming: Matt Levy successfully defends his 50m freestyle S7 title

Matt Levy had a slow start as he often does, but reeled in Christian Sadie of South Africa, and ends his glittering career in style.

So that’s nine gold medals at Paralympics, world championships and Commonwealth Games for this legend of the sport.

Seventeen-year-old Joel Mundie was sixth.

By Kelsie Iorio

Key Event

πŸ₯‡ Gymnastics: Another gold and a silver for Georgia Godwin

What a Games Georgia’s having!!

After snagging gold in the individual all-around final and silver in the team final, she’s added another gold on vault and to silver on uneven bars to her haul.

georgia godwin stands on podium with silver medal and small mascot toy
Getty: Elsa

Teammates Emily Whitehead and kate mcdonald finished eighth and seventh on vault and one bars respectively.

In the men’s apparatus finals, Clay Mason Stephens you have finished seventh on floor and Jesse Moore came sixth on pommel.

The artistic gymnastics isn’t quite done yet. We still have James Bacuetti in the final vault, Tyson Bull and Mitchell Morgan on parallel bars, Godwin and McDonald on beam, Moore and Morgans on horizontal bar and Whitehead and Romi Brown on floor. Tune in tonight!

By Jon Healey

Key Event

πŸ₯ˆ Swimming: Kaylee McKeown wins silver in 200m individual medley final

Kaylee McKeown had to rush away after picking up her 200m backstroke gold to prepare for this one.

Canadian 15-year-old Summer McIntosh wins the gold, adding to her 400m IM title.

was trailing after the butterfly and backstroke legs, but actually made up ground in the breaststroke to lead heading into the final 50 meters.

But then the freestyle pedigree of McIntosh came to the fore and she overran the Aussie to come home first in 2:08.70, not quite a second ahead of McKeown.

England’s Abbie Wood was third, with Aussies Abbey Harkin and Ella Ramsay fifth and eighth respectively.

By Kelsie Iorio

Key Event

πŸ₯ˆ Weightlifting: Silver for Sarah Maureen Cochrane in women’s 64kg final

gold silver and bronze medalist weightlifters pose on podium with medals and mascots smiling
Getty: Al Bello

Huge result for Sarah Maureen Cochrane.

The 32-year-old finished with a total of 216kg β€” a couple of kilos off her total PB but enough to claim the silver.

She ended on a 100kg snatch and 116kg clean and jerk.

canada’s Maude Charron won gold with a staggering 231 total β€” 101kg snatch and 130kg clean and jerk. Islamiyat Adebukola Yusuf of Nigeria took the bronze.

Fun fact: Sarah is a certified practicing speech pathologist. What a legend.

By Jon Healey

Swimming: Cody Simpson, Matt Temple reach 100m butterfly final

This is the event Kyle Chalmers pulled out of so he could focus on the 100m freestyle final.

Temple stormed home in his semi in 51.52 and goes into the final as the fastest qualifier.

Cody Simpson finished third in the second semi (fifth fastest qualifier) ​​so they’ll both be in the final.

Seven-time Comm Games gold medalist Chad le Clos looks the man to beat, although Temple qualified slightly faster.

By Kelsie Iorio

Key Event

πŸ₯‡ Lawn bowls: Gold for Ellen Ryan in the women’s singles!

Two women in green and gold tracksuits hold an Australian flag.

A fantastic result for the 25-year-old!

She’s defeated Guernsey’s Lucy Beere 17 – 21 at Victoria Park to add another gold to Australia’s tally.

As the youngest member of the lawn bowls team, this is Ellen’s first Commonwealth Games β€” and what a way to debut.

We’ll see her again in the women’s pairs competition, which kicks off this afternoon (our time).


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