Team Scotland What To Watch - Day Five

August 1, 2022

More medal chances for Team Scotland on Day Five of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and a host of action across nine sports. The Alexander Stadium, venue for the spectacular Opening Ceremony, sees the first day of Athletics competition.

08:30 – Lawn Bowls starts the day once again as Alex Marshall and Paul Foster take on Northern Ireland’s Sam Barkley and Martin McHugh for the Men’s Pairs bronze medal. Women’s Triples and Pairs get underway with the first rounds of sectional play.

09:30 – Agata Herbert goes in the Women’s 76kg Weightlifting final.

10:00 – Following Scottish medal success on the opening day of Judo competition, Billy Rodman gets his bid underway against Jake Bensted of Australia in the Men’s 73kg event.

10:00 – First day of Athletics with Adam Thomas and Alisha Rees in the 100m heats, Laura Muir, Jemma Reekie and Jenny Selman in the 800m and Nick Percy in the Discus qualifying rounds.

10:30 – Swimming heats at the Sandwell Aquatics Centre with Craig McNally in the 200m Backstroke, Keanna MacInnes in the 200m Butterfly, Cassie Wild in the 50m Backstroke, plus the 4x100m Mixed Medley Relay.

11.45 – Robert Barr and Melanie Inness, directed by George Miller and Sarah Jane Ewing, play England in the Para-Lawn Bowls Mixed B2/B3 Pairs group stages. Iain McLean faces Chris Locke of the Falkland Islands in the first round of the Men’s Singles.

12:00 – Matthew McHale faces Jabali Breedy of Barbados in the Men’s Bantamweight Boxing round of 16

13:45 – Next in to the Boxing ring for Team Scotland is Tyler Jolly vs Jamaica’s Daniel Hylton in the Men’s Welterweight round of 16.

15:40 – Artistic Gymnastics apparatus finals Frank Baines and Hamish Carter go in the Men’s Horizontal Bar.

16:00 – Men’s Basketball 3 x 3 bronze medal match against Canada.

16:15 – Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace go for gold in the Para Lawn Bowls B6-B8 final where they face Damien Delgado and Chris Flavel of Australia. The Women’s Triples have their second match of the day as they take on Cook Islands, while the Men’s Fours play Malta.

17:30 – Scotland will play England in the Women’s Wheelchair Basketball 3 x 3 bronze medal match.

19:00 – Swimming finals with Cassie Wild in the 50m Backstroke semi-finals and Kara Hanlon in 100m Breaststroke, Craig Benson and Ross Murdoch in the 50m Breaststroke, Ollie Carter in the 100m Butterfly S10, Toni Shaw in the 200m IM SM10, Craig McNally in the 200m Backstroke and Keanna MacInnes in the 200m Butterfly all qualified for finals.

20:00 – Back to the Alexander Stadium for the evening Athletics session where Kirsty Law goes in the Women’s Discus final and Andy Buthchart makes his Commonwealth Games debut in the 10,000m final.

20:00 – Beach Volleyball Beattie and Coutts face Grimson and Munby of England in their second group match.

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