Commonwealth Games

Who to watch: Team SA on Day 9

2018-04-12 14:07
Caster Semenya (AP)

Cape Town - Day 9 of the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast once again sees numerous South Africans in action. 

Caster Semenya will be expected to win her second gold medal of the week in the final of the 800m, while the South African women's Sevens team get their campaign underway with matches against Canada and New Zealand. 

Big things are also expected from Team SA's 4x100m relay team where Akani Simbine, Henricho Bruintjies, Anaso Jobodwana and Clarence Munyai are expected to line up for the heats. 

Day 9 schedule (SA time):


03:05: Men’s 4x100m Relay, Heat 1: Team SA (Henricho Bruintjies, Anaso Jobodwana, Clarence Munyai, Akani Simbine, TBC)

03:10: Men’s javelin, Qualifying: Phil-Mar van Rensburg

12:45: Women’s 800m Final: Caster Semenya

13:10: Men’s 10 000m, Final: Stephen Mokoka


01:01: Women’s Pairs, Final: Nicolene Neal and Colleen Piketh


02:07: Women’s 1m springboard preliminary: Micaela Bouter, Julia Vincent, Nicole Gillis


00:30: Men’s Playoff, 9th and 10th: South Africa vs Wales

04:00: Women’s Playoff, 5th and 6th, South Africa vs Canada


02:43: Women’s Hoop, Final: Grace Legote. Music, Summer Time by Gershwin


08:31: South Africa Women vs Canada Women

11:33: South Africa Women vs New Zealand Women


Men’s TT 6-10, Semi-finals: Theo Cogill vs Kim Daybell (England)


02:30: Men’s Freestyle, 1/8 final (97kg): Martin Erasmus vs Samuel Belkin (NZ)

02:30 Men’s Freestyle, 1/8 final (65kg): Terry van Rensburg vs Amas Daniel (Nigeria)


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