Canada’s Maggie Mac Neil added some other victory to her illustrious swimming resume.
The Olympic and international champion received the ladies’s 100-metre butterfly on Saturday on the Commonwealth Video games, whilst Nicolas-Man Turbide raced to gold within the Para 50 freestyle.
Mac Neil, a 22-year-old from London, Ont., additionally received gold within the 100 fly finally summer time’s Tokyo Olympics. Saturday’s gold was once her 2nd medal in Birmingham. She was once a part of the combined freestyle relay that captured bronze the day gone by.
Kelsey Mitchell raced to silver within the girls’s observe biking dash race, her 2nd medal of the Video games.
An afternoon previous, the Olympic champion raced to silver within the dash staff tournament with Sarah Orban and Lauriane Genest.
“Persistently silver,” Mitchell mentioned. “Each festival’s difficult, you cross available in the market and provides your perfect. Coming right here nowadays, clearly you cross in to check out and win that gold and win each and every race that you simply do. Got here up somewhat bit brief, however gave it my all. I am satisfied to stroll away with a silver.”
New Zealand’s Ellesse Andrews received the gold.
Mitchell, a 28-year-old from Sherwood Park, Alta., captured gold within the dash finally summer time’s Tokyo Olympics.
Hannah Kaminski of Calgary received bronze within the girls’s 49-kilogram weightlifting magnificence.
“I got here into this festival figuring out that if I simply did what I’ve been doing in coaching that I used to be in competition for a medal, so I have never slightly wrapped my mind round the truth that I did that,” Kaminski mentioned. “And it is simply in reality lit a fireplace underneath my butt to get again to coaching and stay doing what I have been doing, as a result of I do know that I am on track. This was once similar to a kick within the pants from the universe to be like, ‘Yep, you are doing what you wish to have to do.'”
Their medals Saturday boosted Canada’s general to 8.
The Canadian staff received 82 on the Video games 4 years in the past in Australia.
Wheelchair racer Josh Cassidy of Port Elgin, Ont., one among Canada’s flag-bearers in Thursday’s opening ceremonies, was once fourth within the marathon. He completed in a single hour 47 mins 47 seconds.
“The direction was once difficult, technical,” Cassidy mentioned. “I like the technical facets, however the hills and the elevation was once a grind evidently.”
The Video games run thru August eighth.