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Countdown to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

SAMOA DAY FOUR COMPETION

Samoa Day 4.

 

Boxing

Mathew Rennie in the 64kg class boxed Aiden Walsh of Northern Ireland for the Gold medal.

This was a very well fought bout with Mathew losing on a close points decision. However while disappointed with his loss he is delighted to have a silver medal.

Archery.

Charlotte Harris has completed her programme and has shown the high standard she is capable of with a fourth place in the mixed and 5th place in the individual events.

Athletics.

Both Josh Hewett and Catherine Reid performed excellently. Josh achieved a height of 1.93m in high jump and Catherine putting in a medal winning performance in her heat only to be forced to withdraw from the final through injury. 

Swimming.

Niamh Robinson, Brody Hewison and Alex Bregazzi all achieved finals in their respective events, and also gained PB’s and Island records by doing so.  

Niamh was another one of our athletes who narrowly missed out on a medal with a fourth place in the  100m breaststroke.

 Niamh RobinsonNiamh Robinson

With a little more good fortune our athletes could have secured medals in all 4 sports they represented.