Commonwealth Games

Team SA results: Day Eight

2014-07-31 13:11
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Cape Town - A look at how those athletes in action on day eight of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have fared so far today:

Cycling

Women’s individual time trial: Ashleigh Moolman finished 15th behind New Zealand’s Linda Villumsen (42:25:46) in 45:58:07. Heidi Dalton finished 20th in 48:22:03.

Lawn bowls

Men’s Open Triples, B6/B7/B8: South Africa won the gold medal when they beat New Zealand 13-11 in the final. They led from the first end and New Zealand were never able to take the lead at any stage in the match.

Women’s Pairs, quarter-finals: South Africa reached the semi-finals with a 20-15 victory over Wales.

Wrestling

Women’s freestyle (63kg) Round of 16: Zumicke Geringer went down 4-1 to Blandine Epanga Metala (CMR) who was declared the victor, by technical superiority with the loser scoring technical points.

Women’s freestyle (55kg), quarter-final: Jeanne-Marie Coetzer (SA) went down 4-1 to  Nigeria’s Ifeoma Nwoye (winner by technical superiority)

Men’s freestyle (65kg), Round of 16: Terry van Rensburg (SA) bt Kenya’s JW Munene (Ken) 4-0, being declared the winner (Great Superiority – a difference of 6 points – the loser without points. He now fights Aussie Merhdad Tarash in the quarter-final.

Men’s freestyle (86kg), Round of 16: Armando Hietbrink (SA) bt Welshman  Oliver Cole 4-1, being declared the winner (Great Superiority –a difference of 6 points – the loser without points. He now takes on 37-year-old Andrew Dick of Nigeria in the semi-final.

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