21-year-old track cyclist Charlie Tanfield aims to add a 2nd medal to his collection from the 2018 Commonwealth Games, after picking up silver in the men’s 4000m team pursuit finals earlier today.
Tanfield’s rise from amateur cyclist to Commonwealth medallist in a matter months, while also studying for a degree in mechanical-engineering, certainly makes him one to keep your eye on when he takes to the Anna Meares velodrome.
Tanfield is back out on the track tomorrow hoping to make it through to the 4000m individual pursuit finals (11:31 BST), to add to Team England’s mounting tally of medals. Also competing for Team England are Ethan Hayter and Daniel Bigham.
The Women’s artistic gymnastics team aim to replicate the same success as the men’s team earlier today by also going for Gold.
Team England’s Kelly Simm, Alice Kinsella, Taeja James, Lucy Stanhope and Georgia-Mae Fenton will take to the apparatus in tomorrow’s women’s team final (10:23 BST).
World record holder Alice Tai MBE, aims to round up Team England’s day with further success, competing in the Women’s S9 100m Backstroke.
The Poole native makes her Commonwealth Games debut having previously won gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
James Guy is also back in action, he looks to add his 2nd of a potential 7 medals across the tournament as he competes in the men’s swimming 200M freestyle.
Guy picked up bronze earlier today with an impressive performance in the men’s 400M swimming freestyle.
Key Timings (BST):
Artistic Gymnastics - women’s team final (10:23)
Swimming – men’s 200m freestyle final (10:56)
Track Cycling - men’s 4000m track IP final (11:31)
Swimming – women’s S9 100m backstroke final (11:49)