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Gold For Greg

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Olympic champion Greg Rutherford bounces back after a frustrating 2013 to become Commonwealth long jump champion in 8.20.
Jessica Taylor takes a surprise bronze in the heptathlon with a PB 5824 as Canadian Brianne Theisen-Eaton takes gold.

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Gemili, Miller, Bryant, Samuel, Sharman And Weightman Take Silver

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100 metres Adam Gemili 10.10
Hammer Nick Miller 72.32
Decathlon Ashley Bryant 8109
Triple Jump Laura Samuel 14.09 (PB)
110 metres hurdles Will Sharman 13.36
1500 metres Laura Weightman 4:09.24

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Marathon Man

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After an unhealthy lifestyle had affected his health, Steve Way took up running in 2007. Now at 40 he has finished 10th in the Commonwealth Games marathon in a PB 2:15:15, breaking Ron Hill’s 35 year-old British Masters record! The race was won by Delhi silver-medalist Michael Shelley of Australia in a PB 2:11:15. Kenya’s Flomena Cheyech Daniel won the women’s race in 2:26:45.
In the 5000 metres Kenya finished one-two as Caleb Ndiku beat Isiah Koech in 13:12.07, with New Zealand’s Zane Robertson getting an impressive bronze. England’s Andy Vernon and Tom Farrell finished sixth and seventh.

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Athletics Begins

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50 gold medals 27 July – 2 August

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Triathlon Double Gold For England/World Title And World Record For Lake

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Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee added that missing Commonwealth gold to his collection and brother Jonny took silver. In the women’s race Jodie Stimpson also took gold and Vicky Holland got the bronze.
Britain took two gold medals in Eugene, Oregon, as Morgan Lake, 17, became World Junior heptathlon champion in a Youth (U/18) World record 6148 points. In the high jump she broke the British junior (U/20) record with 1.94. Dina Asher-Smith won the 100 metres in 11.23.

UK All-Time Junior Heptathlon

1. 6267 Katarina Johnson-Thompson (2012)
2. 6148 Morgan Lake (2014)
3. 5910 Jessica Ennis-Hill (2005)

9. 5484 Denise Lewis (1991)

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Glasgow Commonwealth Games

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At the end of day one at the World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon, Britain’s Morgan Lake is leading the heptathlon with 3821 points.
Mo Farah withdraws from the Commonwealth Games to concentrate on the European Championships.

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David Rudisha Documentary

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100 Seconds To Beat The World: The David Rudisha Story.

BBC Four

22.00

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