Commonwealth Games - Day 3 Preview

Tuesday 10th April

Monday’s sessions see seven welsh athletes take to the track and field inside the Carrara Stadium. The Gold Coast is currently 9 hours ahead of the United Kingdom, and all times listed below are the times that athletes will be in action on UK Time.

Morning Session

01:05 a.m – Men’s Decathlon – 110m Hurdles

After their first day of action in the Decathlon, Ben Gregory (Birchfield Harriers) and Curtis Mathews (Cardiff AAC) start day 2 with the 110m Hurdles as they look to get off to a good start on the final day of the Decathlon.

01:50 a.m – Men’s Decathlon – Discus Throw

Following on from their 110m Hurdles races, both Ben Gregory and Curtis Mathews will move on to their second throws event of the Decathlon – the Discus Throw. Curtis recently threw a season’s best of 46.52m to finish 6th in the Discus Throw at the Queensland International Track Classic whilst Ben threw a season’s best of 38.49 to finish 12th in the same competition. 

02:50 a.m – Women’s 400m Hurdles Heats

Swansea Harrier Caryl Granville will make her Commonwealth Games debut as she competes in the 400m Hurdles on Tuesday morning. Caryl secured her place on the Gold Coast with a personal best clocking of 56.59 last year, and she will look to replicate that form as she aims to make it through to the Women’s 400m Hurdles Final on Thursday.

03:45 a.m – Men’s Decathlon – Pole Vault

Ben Gregory and Curtis Mathews will take on their eighth event of the Decathlon as they tackle the Pole Vault. Both athletes will be looking for one final push through their tiredness levels as they approach their final three events.

 

Evening Session

10:20a.m – Men’s Decathlon – Javelin Throw

Ben Gregory and Curtis Mathews will be back in action after a busy morning session as they compete in their penultimate event of the Decathlon – the Javelin Throw.

11:40A.M – Women’s Hammer Throw Final

Commonwealth Games silver medallist from Delhi in 2010, Carys Parry, will compete at her fourth Games on the Gold Coast. Carys finished 5th in the Women’s Hammer Throw Final in Glasgow 2014 and will be looking to get back on the podium at the Carrara Stadium this time around.

11:45 – Men’s Decathlon – 1,500m

Ben Gregory and Curtis Mathews will take to the track for the final event of their Decathlon – the 1,500m.

1:04p.m – Women’s 1500m Final

Melissa Courtney (Poole AC) will make her debut in a Commonwealth Games Final as she looks to continue her excellent run of form.

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