Ryan Cochrane was dominant in the men’s 1500 freestyle final – pic courtesy of Tim Binning/theswimpictures
30 July, 2014 (ISN) Day 6 was a productive day for Team Canada, securing multiple medals to push them above the hosts and into their target 3rd place spot.
The medals started rolling in with Catharine Pendrel & Emily Batty gaining gold and silver respectively in the women’s mountain bike cross country at Cathkin Braes.
Metodi Igorov narrowly missed out on a medal in the men’s 25m rapid fire pistol, finishing 2 point behind 3rd place Kristian Callaghan of England.
Max Plaxton also fell short of a bronze, this time on the men’s mountain bike cross country.
Korey Jarvis won gold – pic courtesy of Dan Galbraith/Details Group
Marie-Eve Beauchemin-Nadeau secured gold in the 75kg women’s weightlifting Group A with a combined lift weight of 250kg, breaking multiple Games record including the weight record for individual clean & jerk.
Erica Wiebe was ecstatic with her gold medal victory – pic courtesy of Dan Galbraith/Details Group
In wrestling Canada won a bronze in the women’s 48kgbronze final with Jasmine Mian while Korey Jarvis secured gold in the 125kg category.
In the pool we had mixed success, with Brooklynn Snodgrass securing bronze in the 50m women’s backstroke, Aurelie Rivard winning bronze in the 200m women’s individual medley para sport event and Ryan Cochrane securing gold in the 1500m men’s freestyle final. In the 4x100m men’s medley relay Canada finished 4th, missing out on 3rd place by 2 seconds while the women’s team of Russel, Van Beilen, Savard & Mainville finished 3rd in their event.
Brooklynn Snodgrass was happy with here result in the pool – pic courtesy of Dan Galbraith/Details Group
Jim Steacy won gold in the men’s hammer throw at Hampden park, while Kate Van Buskirk gained a bronze medal in the 1500m women’s final to round off the day.
Team Canada now have 39 medals, 16 gold, 5 silver and 18 bronze and are now 3rd in the medal table, one place above the hosts Scotland.