- Double gold for Venter as SA medal count reaches 59
- Winning start for Ellis as Banyana beat Egypt
- Skhosana’s promise to take SA even further forward
- It’s 50 medals for SA at African Championships
- Top-ranked Williams does the double
- Championship records for Brown and relay team
- Gobel grabs share of the lead at Kyalami
- Interim coach Ellis looks to take Banyana even further
- Opening round of 70 puts Williams in front
- Big medal haul for SA at Junior Commonwealth Games
How Team SA fared: Day two
- Updated: July 25, 2014
Here is a list of how those South Africans in action on day two of Commonwealth Games action fared. Times are local, for SA, add one hour.
Mixed Teams Group Stage. South Africa lost 5-0 to Singapore.
62kg, round of 32: Tulani Mbenge beat Henry Tyrell (Samoa) on a unanimous points decision.
+91kg, round of 16: Paul Schafer beat Paul Leuii Jnr (Samoa) on a unanimous points decision.
81kg, round of 32: Luvuyo Sizani lost 2-1 to David Nyika (New Zealand) and failed to progress
Theunis van der Bank, Morne van Niekerk and Oupa Maluleke raced the qualifiers of the individual pursuit (4000m). None qualified as they finished 13th, 14th and 15th respectively but all recorded personal bests of 4min 40.041, 4:44.415 and 4:48.368. Maluleke’s achievement was made all the more memorable by the fact that he rode with a cracked rib, after a crash at Pilditch track in Pretoria, the day before they left for Glasgow.
Artistic gymnastics: Grace Legote 10th and Aimee van Rooyn 15th in the all around final.
Men’s pool match, South Africa beat Scotland 2-0 after the scores had been 0-0 at half-time.
Women’s pool match, South Africa bt Canada 2-0
Men’s -73kg, preliminaries, quarter-finals, semi-finals. Jacques van Zyl.
Seeded first in his weight group, he had a first round bye. In the second round he beat Papua New Guinea’s Kinsley Vui (ippon, hold-down). The following round saw him beat Scotland’s Patrick Dawson (ippon, outside leg-hook). He then lost his semi-final to New Zealand’s Adam Leat (counter for ippon). He went on to beat Northern Ireland’s Eion Fleming (ippon, hold-down) to win his bronze medal match.
Men’s Triples, Round 3. South Africa beat Cook Islands 18-10
Women’s Fours, Round 3. South Africa beat Canada 19-9
Men’s Pairs, Round 3. South Africa beat Zambia 30-9
Women’s singles, Round 3. Colleen Piketh beat Catherine Wimp (Papua New Guinea) 21-17
Mixed Pairs, Round 3. South Africa beat Malaysia 18-7
Men’s Triples, Round 4, lost 14-16
Women’s Fours, Round 4, bye
Women’s singles, Round 4. Colleen Piketh won 21-13
Men’s Pairs, Round 4, lost 15-16
Women’s pool match. South Africa beat Trinidad and Tobago 56-40.
Queen’s Prize Pairs. Johannes du Toit and Frederick Coetzee, to be continued on Saturday.
Men’s 4x100m freestyle heats. South Africa finished third in 3:19.97 and qualified fourth overall for the final.
Men’s 62kg, Group A: Greg Shushu failed all three snatches with 115kg
Still to come:
10.48am: Men’s 200m freestyle heat 5. Calvyn Justus
11.01am: Women’s 50m freestyle heats. Trudi Maree
11.22am: Men’s 100m breaststroke heats. Cameron van der Burgh
11.46am: Women’s 100m backstroke heats. Jessica Ashley-Cooper and Karin Prinsloo
12.07pm: Men’s 400m IM heats. Chad le Clos and Sebastien Rousseau
7.07pm: Men’s butterfly final. Roland Schoeman and Chad le Clos
7.54pm: Women’s 50m freestyle semi-finals, possibly Trudi Maree
8.04pm: Men’s 100m breaststroke semi-finals. Cameron van der Burgh
8.15pm: Women’s 100m backstroke semi-finals
8.27pm: Men’s 400m IM final
9.25pm: Men’s 4x100m freestyle final