Day 11: The Last Day of the Games Reflected and Celebrated the Tremendous Achievements of the Athletes
Kurt Fearnley Celebrates His Last Race by Winning the Gold
Wheelchair racing legend, Kurt Fearnley signs off his international sports career with a gold medal on the last day of Commonwealth Games. He gave all in more time, for his family and friends. It was because of his determination and strength, that he won the race.
Proud Victory for Helalia Johannes, the First Namibian Champion Takes Home Gold
At 2:32:40, Johannes outpaced her rival, Lisa Weightman, by just 43 seconds. The last day at the Games had a total of four marathon events. She took Gold in the Women’s Marathon Final..
Husband-Wife Duo Wins Gold in the Badminton Event
Weeks of intense training paid off for the duo, Chris Adcock and Gabrielle Adcock of Britain, secured the gold medal in the Badminton Mixed Doubles. They beat Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith to retain their Commonwealth Games mixed doubles badminton title.
Double Gold for New Zealand at the Rugby Sevens
It was a surreal moment for both New Zealand’s Men’s and Women’s Rugby teams. They swept the Rugby Sevens Gold medals with the most amazing runs over the past weeks. For the Women’s team, this was a thrilling encounter on the Sunday morning.
India’s Badminton Star Defeated P.V. Sindhu to claim Women’s Singles Title in the Badminton Final
Two rivals from the same nation contested one another in the Women’s Badminton Finals. Saina Nehwal dominated P.V. Sindhu with a score of 21-18 and 23-21, thereby winning the first two sets. India got another Gold and a Silver on the last day.