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Canadian rhythmic gymnast Carmel Kallemaa wins 3 medals on Day 9 of Commonwealth Games

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Canada bought off to a robust begin on Day 9 of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday, successful medals in rhythmic gymnastics, diving, boxing and males’s hammer throw.

Rhythmic gymnast Carmel Kallemaa led the way in which with three medals. The 24-year-old from Toronto received silver within the golf equipment occasion and bronze in each the ribbon and hoop occasions in Birmingham, England.

Kallemaa began the day without work by incomes 28.200 factors within the hoop, ending third behind Anna Sokolova of Cyprus (28.300) and Gemma Frizelle of Wales (28.700), who made historical past as the primary Welsh gymnast to win hoop maintain on the Commonwealth Games.

Kallemaa went on to earn 29.100 factors in golf equipment whereas main all rivals with an 8.200 execution rating.

Australian Alexandra Kiroi-Bogatyreva received gold forward of Kallemaa with 29.400 factors for her third medal in Birmingham. Malaysia’s Izzah Amzan took bronze (28.600)

Kallemaa added her second bronze with 29.100 factors in ribbon whereas as soon as once more incomes the highest execution rating (8.200). Malaysia’s Ng Joe Ee received gold (27.800), ending forward of Scotland’s Louise Christie (27.550).

Kallemaa additionally helped Canada win gold within the staff last on Thursday.

Montreal’s Suzanna Shahbazian claimed silver within the ball occasion with 29.050 factors for her second medal of these Games.

Joe Ee received one other gold medal with 29.700, whereas Sokolova rounded out the rostrum with 28.800 factors.

Canada has received 19 gold, 27 silver and 28 bronze for a complete of 74 medals via 9 days of competitors, which at the moment has them third within the (*9*).

Canada’s Suzanna Shahbazian, left, holds up her silver medal through the ball medal ceremony on Saturday, alongside gold medallist Ng Joe Ee of Malaysia, centre, and bronze medalist Anna Sokolova of Cyprus. (Hannah Mckay/Reuters)

Hammer thrower Katzberg wins silver

Ethan Katzberg received Canada’s third silver medal of the day within the males’s hammer throw occasion.

The 20-year-old from Nanaimo, B.C., set a brand new private finest with a throw of 76.36 metres on his fifth of six makes an attempt.

England’s Nick Miller received gold (76.36) and Alexandro Poursanidis of Cyprus captured bronze with a season-best throw of 73.97 metres.

Vallée, Erlam dive to bronze

The Canadian diving duo of Mia Vallée and Margo Erlam added to the nation’s spectacular medal complete within the pool with a bronze medal within the ladies’s synchronized three-metre springboard last.

The Canadians amassed 297.00 factors over 5 dives on the Sandwell Aquatics Centre in Birmingham, England.

Australia’s Maddison Keeney and Anabelle Smith received all 5 rounds whereas topping the rostrum with 316.53 factors.

Malaysia’s Ng Yan Yee and Nur Dhabitah bumped the Canadians out of silver place with a robust last dive — ahead 2½ somersaults 1 twist — that earned 67.5 factors for a complete of 299.85.

It is Vallée’s second medal of these Games, having additionally received gold within the ladies’s one-metre springboard on Friday.

Dhillon claims boxing bronze

Boxer Priyanka Dhillon took residence a bronze medal within the ladies’s 48-kilogram weight class after making it to the semifinals.

The Winnipeg native began the competitors by successful 4-1 on factors towards Kenya’s Christine Ongare, who received bronze on the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. But Dhillon went on to lose her semifinal match to India’s Nitu Ghanghas after the referee known as a cease to the competition.

Dhillon additionally captured bronze on the 2022 AMBC Continental Championships in March, the place she represented Canada for the primary time.




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