Tom Marshall (Cardiff AAC) and Rowan Axe (Cardiff AAC) made their Commonwealth Games debuts in the Men’s 1,500m Heats. Tom was up first in Heat 1 and he finished 8th in a time of 3:50, which unfortunately wasn’t enough to see him through to tomorrow’s Final as a fastest loser. Rowan was up next in Heat 2, and he also finished 8th in a time of 3:49, which again was not enough to qualify him for tomorrow’s Final.
Men's 3,000m Steeplechase
Jon Hopkins (Swansea Harriers) and Ieuan Thomas (Cardiff AAC) both produced strong performances in the Men's 3,000m Steeplechase Final on Friday morning. Jon finished 6th in a time of 8:34 whilst Ieuan finished just behind in 7th in a time of 8:40.
Men's T47 100m
Morgan Jones (DSW Para Academy) made his Commonwealth Games debut on Friday morning as he competed in the Men's T47 100m Final. He produced a spirited performance, just missing out on the medals as he finished 4th in a time of 11.93.
Women's Pole Vault
Sally Peake (Birchfield Harriers) finished 10th in the Women's Pole Vault Final with a season's best height of 4.30m. Sally cleared heights of 4.00m, 4.15m and 4.30m before three failures at 4.40m.