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Flora Duffy Defends Commonwealth Games Gold And Creates History

Olympic triathlon champion, Flora Duffy continues to create history when she defended her Commonwealth Games gold, for the first time in the sport. “I was feeling good today, my form has been building all year and I’ve had to be…

Australia dominates Triathlon Mixed Team Relay at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Australia continued its dominance of the Triathlon Mixed Team Relay by adding the Commonwealth Games crown to last year’s world championship title at Gold Coast, Australia. Australia made only one change from the world championship winning team with Gillian Backhouse replacing Charlotte…

Fittest Woman on Earth Tia-Clair Toomey wins Weightlifting gold at Commonwealth Games

Fittest Woman on Earth, Tia-Clair Toomey reaped gold at the women’s 58kg weightlifting category after a dramatic victory at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Australian Toomey claimed gold with the last lift of the competition, a 114kg clean and jerk that gave…

Flora Duffy and Henri Schoeman reaps gold in Triathlon at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018

World No.1 Duffy was in imperious form as she claimed her first Commonwealth Games gold medal, ahead of England’s Jessica Learmonth and Canada’s Joanna Brown in the Women’s Triathlon race. It was Bermuda’s first women’s gold medal at a Commonwealth Games and propelled…

Triathlete Alistair Brownlee flag bearer for England at Commonwealth Games

This Gold Coast Commonwealth Games will bear a special meaning for Alistair Brownlee, as he not only shoulders his nation’s hope for a gold Triathlon medal, but he will carry England’s flag and lead the 390-strong England team at the opening…

Serena Yang and Chong Xian Hao will fly the Malaysian flag in Triathlon at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018

Malaysia’s Triathlon team will be represented by new talents at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April, with 17-year-old Chong Xian Hao and 26-year-old Serena Yang. Sarawakian Yang comes from a competitive swimming background and has been competing in Triathlons since 2015. She…