It's Medal Mania as the Games Come to an End

Published 5 August 2002

THE COMMONWEALTH Games drew to a close last night in Manchester, and the final weekend of action saw a host of medals for the home countries.

Among the highlights was World Class Performance Programme athlete Sue Gilroy who took Gold in the Elite Athlete with Disability – Open Wheelchair, Table Tennis event. However, most eyes were on the pool where the home countries claimed an unprecedented 21 medals between them – five of them Gold.

Other home country medallists were:

Friday 2nd August GOLD Rebecca Cooke (Eng) – 800m Freestyle, Swimming. Delroy McQueen (Eng) – Up to 105kgs, Overall, Weightlifting. Delroy McQueen (Eng) – Up to 105kgs, Clean & Jerk, Weightlifting. Delroy McQueen (Eng) – Up to 105kgs, Snatch, Weightlifting.

SILVER Jason Queally, Andy Slater, Jamie Staff (Eng) – Team Sprint, Track, Cycling. David Guest (Eng) – Up to 94kgs, Overall, Weightlifting. David Guest (Eng) – Up to 94kgs, Snatch, Weightlifting.

BRONZE Chris Newton (Eng) – Point Race, Track, Cycling. Craig MacLean, Ross Edgar, Chris Hoy (Sco) – Team Sprint, Track, Cycling. Michael Gault (Eng) – 25m Standard Pistol, Shooting. Edith Barnes (Sco) – Skeet, Shooting. Adrian Turner (Eng) – 400m Individual Medley, Swimming. Karl Grant (Eng) – Up to 94kgs, Clean & Jerk, Weightlifting. Tommy Yule (Sco) - Up to 94kgs, Snatch, Weightlifting. Gurbinder Cheema (Eng) – Up to 105kgs, Snatch, Weightlifting.

Saturday 3rd August GOLD Jamie Arthur (Wal) – Lightweight (up to 60kgs), Boxing. Darren Barker (Eng) – Light Welterweight (up to 63.5kgs), Boxing. David Dolan (Eng) – Super Heavyweight (over 91kgs). Nicole Cooke (Wal) – Road Race, Cycling. Ruth Small (Eng) – Singles, Blind, Lawn Bowls. Andrew Baggaley, Gareth Herbert (Eng) – Doubles, Table Tennis. Giles Greenwood (Eng) – Over 105kgs, Snatch, Weightlifting. Alison Sheppard (Sco) – 50m Freestyle, Swimming. James Gibson (Eng) – 50m Breaststroke, Swimming. Sarah Price (Eng) – 200m Backstroke, Swimming. Rebecca Cooke (Eng) – 400m Freestyle, Swimming.

SILVER Darran Langley (Eng) – Light Flyweight (up to 48kgs), Boxing. Paul Smith (Eng) – Light Middleweight (up to 71kgs), Boxing. Steve Birch (Eng) – Middleweight (up to 75kgs), Boxing. Anna Bennett, Mel Chewlow, Helen Grant, Frances Houslop, Leisa King, Hilary Rose, Rachel Walker, Cilla Wright, Jennie Bimson, Sarah Blanks, Mandy Nicholson, Carolyn reid, Helen Richardson, jane Smith, Kate Walsh, Jo Ellis (Eng) – Hockey. Michael Thomson (Sco) – Skeet, Shooting. Adam Robertson, Ryan Jenkins (Wal) – Doubles, Table Tennis. Giles Greenwood (Eng) – Over 105kgs, Overall, Weightlifting. Adam Whitehead (Eng) - 50m Breaststroke, Swimming. Jo Fargus (Eng) - 200m Backstroke, Swimming. Adrian Turner (Eng) – 200m Individual Medley, Swimming. Rosalind Brett, Karen Legg, Karen Pickering, Melanie Marshall (Eng) – 4X100m Freestyle, Swimming.

BRONZE Mark Moran (Eng) – Bantamweight (up to 54kgs), Boxing. Andrew Morris (Eng) – Lightweight, (up to 60kgs), Boxing. Craig McEwan (Sco) - Light Middleweight (up to 71kgs), Boxing. Kevin Llewwllyn Evans (Wal) - Super Heavyweight (over 91kgs). Andrew Young (Sco) – Heavyweight (up to 91kgs), Boxing. Rachel Heal (Eng) – Road Race, Cycling. Giles Greenwood (Eng) – Over 105kgs, Clean & Jerk, Weightlifting. Daren Mew (Eng) - 50m Breaststroke, Swimming. Katy Sexton (Eng) - 200m Backstroke, Swimming. David Roberts (Wal) – EAD 100m Freestyle, Multi Disability, Swimming. Sarah Price (Eng) – 50m Backstroke, Swimming. James Goddard (Eng) – 200m Individual Medley, Swimming.

Sunday 4th August GOLD Simon Archer, Jo Goode (Eng) – Mixed Doubles, Badminton. Alex Marshall, George Sneddon (Sco) – Pairs, Lawn Bowls. Pete Nicol, Lee Beachill (Eng) – Doubles, Squash. Sue Gilroy (Eng) – EAD – Open Wheelchair, Table Tennis.

SILVER Tracey Hallam (Eng) – Singles, Badminton. Jeremy Henry (NIR) – Singles, Law Bowls. Stephen Farish, Dean Morgan (Eng) – Pairs, Lawn Bowls. Tania Bailey, Cassie Jackman (Eng) – Doubles, Squash. Leanda Cave (Wal) – Triathlon. Georgie Lee (Eng) – 200m Butterfly, Swimming. Graeme Smith (Eng) – 1500m Frestyle, Swimming. James Hickman, Matt Kidd, Adam Ruckwood, Adam Whitehead (Eng) – 4X100m Medley, Swimming.

BRONZE James Abderson, Simon Archer (Eng) – Doubles, Badminton. Anthony Clark, Nathan Robertson (Eng) – Doubles, Badminton. Gail Emms, Jo Goode (Eng) – Doubles, Badminton. Anthony Clark, Sara Sankey (Eng) – Mixed Doubles, Badminton. Richard Vaughan (Wal) – Singles, Badminton. Joanna Weale, Anwen Butten (Wal) – Pairs, Lawn Bowls. Amy Gowshall, Lynne Whitehead (Eng) – Pairs, Lawn Bowls. Robert Weale (Wal) – Singles, Lawn Bowls. Linda Charman, Fiona Geaves (Eng) – Doubles, Squash. Mark Chaloner, Paul Johnson (Eng) – Doubles, Squash. Fiona Geaves, Chris Walker (Eng) – Mixed Doubles, Squash. Cathy Milton (Eng) - EAD – Open Wheelchair, Table Tennis. Mark Foster (Eng) – 50m Freestyle, Swimming. Margaretha Pedder (Eng) – 200m Butterfly, Swimming. Kate Haywood, Georgie Lee, Karen Legg, Sarah Price (Eng) – 4X100m Medley, Swimming.

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