Men’s Individual Sprint

Qualifying

Matthew Glaetzer continued to look unbeatable after his performance in  the Men’s Keirin, qualifying with the fastest time and setting a new games record. Young Scotsman Jsck Carlin also posted a very good time with his GB teammate Phillip Hindes have a slightly disappointing performance for a rider of his class.

 

1 GLAETZER Matt AUS 9.583  GR

2 CARLIN Jack SCO  9.650

3 MITCHELL Ethan NZL 9.654

4 OWENS Ryan ENG 9.662

5 HINDES Philip ENG 9.669

6 SCHMID Jacob AUS 9.690

 

1/8 Finals

The 1/8 finals saw what was undoubtably the biggest shock on the track so far this games, with current World  Champion Matthew Glaetzer losing to bottom seed Muhammad  Sharom. Glatetzer is now out of contention after misjudging the Malaysians turn of speed, a devastatingly early exit for yesterdays Keirin Champion.  Njiane Phillip was lucky not to have been disqualified after a series dangerous  moves in his heat against Carlin. England’s Phillip Hides was beaten in his heat by Sam Webster, meaning he will not progress any further.

Heat 1

1 SAHROM Muhammad Shah Firdaus MAS

2 GLAETZER Matt AUS

 

Heat 2

1 CARLIN Jack SCO

2 PHILLIP Njisane TTO

 

Heat 3

1 MITCHELL Ethan NZL

2 CONSTABLE Patrick AUS

 

Heat 4

1 OWENS Ryan ENG

2 PAUL Nicholas TTO

 

Heat  5

1 WEBSTER Sam NZL

2 HINDES Philip ENG

 

Heat 6

1 SCHMID Jacob AUS

2 RITTER Stefan CAN

 

Heat 7

1 TRUMAN Joseph ENG

2 DAWKINS Edward NZL

 

Heat 8

1 OLIVA Lewis WAL

2 BARRETTE Hugo

 

Quaterfinals

Malaysian rider Muhammad Sahrom took another big skull when he beat on-form Welshman Lewis Oliva.

Heat 1

1 SAHROM Muhammad Shah Firdaus MAS

2 OLIVA Lewis WAL

 

Heat 2

1 CARLIN Jack SCO

2 TRUMAN Joseph ENG

 

Heat 3

1 SCHMID Jacob AUS

2 MITCHELL Ethan NZL

 

Heat 4

1 WEBSTER Sam NZL

2 OWENS Ryan ENG

 

Finals

New Zealand’s Sam Webster  beat Jack Carlin and take home the gold. It was a strong performance for Carlin at his first Commonwealth Games with it coming down to a photo finish, one more revolution could have seen a different result. Jacob Schmid did not  fall victim to Sahrom earning him a bronze medal.

GOLD-   WEBSTER Sam NZL

SILVER-  CARLIN Jack SCO

 BRONZE- SCHMID Jacob AUS

 

4 SAHROM Muhammad Shah Firdaus MAS 

 

B and VI Men’s  Sprint

Qualifying

It was another dominant display for Frachie and Rotherham who set a new world record in qualifying.

 

1 FACHIE Neil ROTHERHAM Matt SCO 4.810 WR

2 BALL James MITCHELL Peter WAL 5.003

3 RIZAN Muhammad Afiq Afify RASOL Muhammad Khairul Adha MAS 5.003

4 HENDERSON Brad CLARKE Tom AUS 5.012

5 ASSOR Frederick MENSAH Rudolf GHA 6.445

 

Semifinals 

Heat 1

1 FACHIE Neil  ROTHERHAM Matt SCO

2 HENDERSON Brad  CLARKE Tom AUS

 

Heat 2

1 BALL James  MITCHELL Peter WAL

2 RIZAN Muhammad Afiq Afify RASOL Muhammad Khairul Adha MAS

 

Finals 

Fachie and Rotherham continued their winning streak by winning their second gold medals of the the games.

 

GOLD- FACHIE Neil ROTHERHAM Matt SCO

SILVER- BALL James  MITCHELL Peter WAL

BRONZE-HENDERSON Brad  CLARKE Tom AUS

 

4 RIZAN Muhammad Afiq Afify RASOL Muhammad Khairul Adha MAS

 

B and VI Women’s 1km Time Trail

Nine times World Champion Sophie Thornhill delivered a ride to be remembered alongside pilot Helen Scott. The pair showed their domination setting a new World Record in the Tandem 1km TT. The Australian pair set new Games Record in their ride, but it was smashed moments later.

GOLD- THORNHILL Sophie SCOTT Helen ENG  1:04.623

SILVER-  GALLAGHER Jessica JANSSEN Madison AUS 1:07.165

BRONZE- McGLYNN Aileen HASTON Louise SCO 1:08.993

 

Women’s 25km Points Race

GB Teammates Katy Archibald and Elinor Barker fought it out for the Commonwealth title with Barker proving the best on the day. Barker took a lap on the field with help from her teammates Dani King and Jess Roberts, however Archibald showed her sprinting ability racking up the points. It came down to the finish line where Barker was first over the line. It was Wales’ teamwork that ultimately put Barker in the Gold.

GOLD- BARKER Elinor WAL 40pts

SILVER- ARCHIBALD Katy  SCO 20pts

BRONZE- EVANS Neah SCO 17pts

 

4 MANLY Alexandra AUS   14 pts

5 BUCHANAN Rushlee NZL 10 8pts

6 KAY Emily ENG  8pts

 

 

Women’s 500m TT

 

The Australian Women continued to dominate the Sprint events with Kaarle McCulloch posting the fastest time. It was almost a hat trick  for Stephanie Morton, but she had to settle for silver. 20 year-old Emma Cumming rode beautifully to take home the bronze in her first Commonwealth Games.

GOLD- McCULLOCH Kaarle AUS  33.583

SILVER- MORTON Stephanie AUS  33.619

BRONZE- CUMMING Emma NZL 34.230

 

4 HANSEN Natasha NZL 34.238

5 BATE Lauren ENG 34.546

6 MARCHANT Katy ENG  34.583

 

Men’s 15km Scratch Race

The Men’s Scratch race saw many attacks including one by Ethan Hayter in the closing laps. It was Sam Welsford who crossed the line first after chasing down Hayter’s attack in the final lap.

GOLD- WELSFORD Sam AUS

SILVER- STEWART Campbell NZL

BRONZE-  LATHAM Christopher ENG

 

4 WOOD Oliver ENG

5 HAYTER Ethan ENG

6 BOSTOCK Matthew IOM

 

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