Commonwealth Games schedule: Day Seven - Wednesday, 30th July

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Day seven of the Commonwealth Games will see 21-new Commonwealth Champions crowned across five sports, with most of the attention to be focused on Hampden Park and the track and field events.

The Tollcross International Swimming Centre no longer headlines, after the swimming meeting came to an end last night after six days of scintilating action that saw with no less than 39 Commonwealth records and two-world records, an unprecedented effort by all the athletes involved.

The excitement shifts to Hampden Park, which will see 7-gold medal ceremonies alongside three in diving which gets underway today, two in both gymnastics and weightlifting, while five Commonwealth champions in wrestling will also be crowned in today's action.


On the track, the men and women's 200m heats take place with World Champion silver medalist and Olympic bronze medalist Warren Weir, the overwhelming favourite in the absence of superstar sprinters and compatriots, Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake.

The men's high jump final promises to be an exciting battle with Derek Drouin the outstanding favourite to take gold after a seasons best of 2.40m, some distance ahead of his nearest challenge.

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The men's long jump features Olympic Champion Greg Rutherford who will be hoping to go one better than he did in Delhi when he claimed silver. Rutherford has been in outstanding form this season with a personal best of 8.51m which is a full 20-centimeters further than his gold medal winning leap in 2012.

Four women champions will be crowned today in the 3000m steeplechase, the heptathlon, javelin and shot put, while Olympic Champion Kirani James is hot favourite to add a Commonwealth gold in the final of the men's 400m final.

Greg Rutherford jumping 8.51m

Other gold medal events

Diving begins today with three-medals available in the women's synchronised 10m platform, men's 1m springboard and the women's 3m synchronised springboard.

Gymnastics and weightlifting will both crown two champions, while a busy day in wrestling will see a further five-gold medals being handed out.

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