Day two delivers eight further medals for SportsAid alumni on Gold Coast

More medals were delivered by SportsAid athletes today (6 April) for Team England, Team Scotland and Team Wales at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Three gold, four silver and a bronze medal were won across gymnastics, cycling, swimming. A real highlight saw gymnast Taeja James - a previous Backing The Best award recipient - claim Commonwealth Games silver in the women’s team event at just 15 years old.
06 April, 2018

More medals were delivered by SportsAid athletes today (6 April) for Team England, Team Scotland and Team Wales at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Three gold, four silver and a bronze medal were won across gymnastics, cycling and swimming. A real highlight saw gymnast Taeja James claim Commonwealth Games silver, alongside fellow charity alumni Lucy Stanhope and Alice Kinsella, in the women’s team event at just 15 years old. 

Here’s the list of medals won by SportsAid athletes on day two of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games....

TEAM ENGLAND

GOLD (2)

Cycling

Charlie Tanfield
Men’s 4000m individual pursuit

Swimming

Alice Tai
S9 100m backstroke

SILVER (3)

Gymnastics

Alice Kinsella, Lucy Stanhope, Taeja James
Women’s team event

Swimming

Ben Proud, James Guy, Jarvis Parkinson
Men’s 4x100m relay

Lewis White
S9 100m freestyle

TEAM SCOTLAND

GOLD (1)

Cycling

Katie Archibald
Women’s 3000m individual pursuit

BRONZE (1)

Swimming

Stephen Milne, Scott McLay
Men’s 4x100m relay

TEAM WALES

SILVER (1)

Cycling

Lewis Oliva
Men’s keirin