Commonwealth Games 2018: Mack Horton rides on golden emotion

On Thursday, Canada finished second, almost four seconds behind.

Australia has smashed the men's team pursuit world record on way to Gold Coast Games gold.

Australia's Mack Horton has delivered the nation its first gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Over the roar of an electric crowd, the commentators proclaimed it the "Ashes of cycling" as Australia outperformed England to take three golds in the velodrome this evening.

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Games rookie Titmus, 17, claimed silver and McKeon bronze, with Canadian Taylor Ruck, also aged 17, capturing a surprise medal on the opening night of the swim program.

"I've got nothing against the Aboriginal people but I'm sick and exhausted of being made to feel as if I'm a second-class citizen in my own country".

Schoenmaker, swimming at her first Commonwealth Games, controlled virtually the entire women's 200m breaststroke to pull away from England's Molly Renshaw and Chloe Tutton of Wales. The 24 year old from Chittaway Point is set for a strong tilt at a Commonwealth Games Medal to add to his increasingly impressive resume. Blair Evans of Australia took the bronze.

The New Zealanders picked up their first gold medal on the track with a victory over England in the men's team sprint.

"Honestly, I really struggled in 2017", she said.

"It's always tough in a team pursuit getting silver because you just lost the race but after the legs stop hurting we'll let the moment sink in, and realise that what we've accomplished as a team is something to be proud of".

Australia lead the medal table in the pool on 32, with 11 golds.


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