After day three of the Commonwealth Games team Australia and team England are locked in a heated medal race.
While Australia is in the lead with a medal total of 62, England is breathing down the Aussies’ necks with just two medals shy of an equal gold medal tally.
It is starting to look like the Australian team might have to pay excess baggage when they return home after the Commonwealth Games.
Medal Tally Top 10 – After Day 3
Aussie Commonwealth Games Highlights
Emily Seebohm picked up another gold for the Australians in the 100m backstroke event while Taylor McKeown clinched the 200m breaststroke gold medal.
The women’s 4x200m relay consisting of Emma McKeon, Alicia Coutts, Brittany Elmslie and Bronte Barratt showed their superiority in the pool, earning more Aussie a gold.
Para swimmer Daniel Fox took an astonishing total of four gold medals in the pool.
Emma McKeon took her third gold when she won the 200m freestyle and placed at a respectable 3rd place in the 100m butterfly event.
Both Annette Edmonson and Scott Sunderland took poll position in their track cycling event. Edmondson took top honours in the women’s 10km scratch race, with team-mate Amy Cure taking the silver. Scott Sunderland successfully defended his 1km time-trial title, again bagging gold while Matthew Glaetzer took gold in the keirin.
Aussie Daniel Repacholi’s aim was golden, taking out the 10m air pistol event.
During a nail biting games against a well-matched English team the Australian netballers managed to score the winning goal with only 15 seconds spare on the clock.
Rugby – Sevens
Australia fended off their most fierce group stage competition by beating England 15 — 7.
IMAGE: Gold medalist Annette Edmondson of Australia celebrates on the podium alongside silver medalist Amy Cure of Australia (L) during the medal ceremony for the Women’s 10km Scratch finals at Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during day three of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 26, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)