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15 Aug 2014

Loughborough finishes ahead of Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games

In the 11 days of action at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Loughborough’s athletes claimed 35 medals in seven different sports for three competing nations.

If Loughborough was a country it would have finished 11th on the medal table. The tally of 35 medals would have been tenth highest, ahead of countries such as Kenya and Jamaica.

The medallists include current and former students, alumni members, players from Loughborough sport teams, and athletes who are based on campus via an elite performance centre for their sport.

Loughborough’s Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games medallists were:

9 gold medals

Vicky Holland - triathlon mixed team relay
Fran Halsall - 50m freestyle
Fran Halsall - 50m butterfly
Dan Greaves - discus F42/44
Libby Clegg -100m T12
Sam Oldham - men’s gymnastics team event
Georgia Davies - 50m backstroke
Adam Barrett - men’s 4x100m medley relay
Steve Lewis - pole vault

13 silver medals

Fran Halsall and Amy Smith - 4x100 freestyle relay
Georgia Davies - 100m backstroke
Bethany Woodward - long jump T37/38
Lauren Smith - badminton mixed team event
Adam Gemili - 100m
Laura Samuel - triple jump
William Sharman - 110m hurdles
Fran Halsall - women’s 4x100m medley relay
Isobel Pooley - high jump
Lynsey Sharp - 800m
Tiffany Porter - 100m hurdles
Giselle Ansley, Maddie Hinch, Laura Unsworth & Nicola White - women’s hockey
Adam Gemili, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey & Richard Kilty - men’s 4 x 100m relay

13 bronze medals 

Vicky Holland - women’s individual triathlon
Liam Tancock - 100m backstroke
Adam Barrett - men’s 4x100 freestyle relay
Molly Renshaw - 200m breaststroke
Liam Tancock - 50m backstroke
Sophie Hitchon - hammer
Adam Barrett - 100m butterfly
Mark Dry - hammer
Anyika Onuora - women’s 4 x 400m relay
Sally Scott - pole vault
Lauren Smith - badminton women’s doubles
Nick Catlin, David Condon, Mark Gleghorne, Iain Lewers, Barry Middleton and Henry Weir - men’s hockey
Daryl Selby – squash men’s doubles

You can find out more about Loughborough's medallists at the Games via Storify or take a look at the Loughborough Commonwealth Games website for the full story.

 

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Article reference number: August News