• Best of Saturday's Commonwealth Games

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The track and field competition concluded with a spectacular showdown on Saturday night where three meeting records went down in nine exciting commonwealth games finals in Hampden Park. 

1. Jamaican women dominante the 4x100m.

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Jamaica's women's 4x100m team set a new Commonwealth games record of 41.83 seconds. The second place finisher 

Nigerian team was more than a second behind the Jamaican ladies.



2. 4x400m England's team moments after a dramatic 4x400m finsih. 

 
 
Much supported by crowd England defeated favorite Bahamians for gold by a margin of 0.05 seconds.
 

3. Jamaican 4x100m squad being very Scottish after setting new Commonwealth record of of 37.58 seconds.



4. Men's 1500m Final. 

 
In a very dramatic finish, Kenyans James Magut and 18- the- year old Ronald Kwemoi took gold and silver for their country.
New Zealand's Olympic silver medalist Nick Willis took bronze.

5. Jamaican Women pose after well deserved victory in the  4x400m final where they set a new game's record of 3:23.82


 

6. Bolt enjoyed all of the Saturday's night competition! 

 


7.  World class long jumper Mokoena takes gold in the triple jump final.


 
South Africa's world and Olymic games medalist in long jump Godfery Mokoena took gold on Saturday night in the
men's triple jump with a leap of 17.20m.
 

8. Believe it or not, but there is a Javelin Champion from Kenya - Julius Yego.

25-year old Kenyan Julius Yego came in the Commonwealth Games Javelin final as one of the favorites
and he proved  it by taking gold with a toss of 83.87m.
 

9.  Women 5000m Final - Kenyans and Jo Pavey


 
 There was no big surprise that the Kenyans went 1-2, but England's Jo Pavey's  bronze at
 age of 40 was more than impressing. 
 
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