Commonwealth Games

Team SA results: Day Seven

2014-07-30 13:31
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Chad's magnificent 7!

2014-07-30 09:21

South Africa's Chad le Clos equalled Australian legend Ian Thorpe's record of seven medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Cape Town - A look at how those South Africans competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow fared on Wednesday:


Men’s 200m heats: Ncincilili Titi won his heat in 20.66 and qualified for the semi-finals.
Wayde van Niekerk finished second in his heat in 20.84 and qualified for the semi-finals.
Men’s 400m hurdles, semi-finals: Cornel Fredericks won his semi-final in 49.26 and he qualified fastest for the final.
LJ van Zyl finished fourth in his semi-final in 50.07 and failed to qualify for the final.


Men’s singles, round of 32: Prakash Vijayanath lost his match to Northern Ireland’s Tony Stephenson 21-5 21-8.

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Women’s Pairs, Section C, Round 4: South Africa beat Samoa 26-8.


Pool B: South Africa lost 64-40 to Australia.



Women’s freestyle, 58kg, Round of 16: Norma Gordon lost to England’s Sarah Grundy on points. Grundy won the first period 6-4 and the second period ended 2-2, so Grundy won 8-6.

Women’s freestyle, 53kg, quarter-finals: Mpho Madi lost to Lalita Lalita, of India, by great superiority – a difference of six points without getting a point – with Madi winning 10-0 in the first period.
Madi next meets Shannon Hawke, of Scotland, for the bronze medal.

Women’s freestyle, 69kg, quarter-finals: Refilwe Molongwana beat Emily Mbogo, of Kenya, by fall in the first period while leading 4-0.
Semi-finals: Molonwana lost to Angela Tomo, of Cameroon, by fall in the first period while 8-0 behind.
Molonowana next meets Hannah Rueben, of Nigeria, for the bronze medal.

Men’s freestyle, 61kg, round of 16: Marno Plaatjies beat Udara Fernando, of Sri Lanka, by great superiority – a difference of six points – with the loser not getting a point. Plaatjies won both periods 5-0 for a 10-0 victory.
Quarter-finals: Plaatjies lost to Bajrang Bajrang, of India, by technical superiority, 12-1 in the first period.


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