A full report and reaction will follow, but for now, nos da.
SO CLOSE FOR THE RELAY TEAM!
Anyone else knackered just watching that? What a race. Team Wales
were right in the mix for a medal, but Canada take bronze behind England and Australia. Day one in the books – can’t wait for tomorrow.
JONES THROUGH – THOMAS MISSES OUT
Harriet Jones is into the 100 Fly final as the 7th fastest qualifier in 58.90!
Alys Thomas finishes fifth in semi-final 2, just shy of a place in tomorrow’s final.
Mixed 4x100m freestyle relays up next!👊
SEVENTH FOR WHITE
Both our backstrokers miss out on the final, but what an effort! Small finishes 11th overall and White 14th.
SMALL FINISHES FIFTH!
Joe Small finishes fifth in his Semi-Final 1, will it be enough to qualify for the final? Liam White up next.
100 BACK SEMIS UP NEXT!
Caught your breath yet? Joe Small and Liam White are next in the pool in the 100m Back semi-finals…let’s go boys!
FRASER’S ON FIRE!
HE’S DONE IT AGAIN! Lewis Fraser has just slashed another 0.17 seconds off the Welsh record he set just a few hours ago! The new Welsh record stands at 23.56! WHAT A SWIM!
FRASER UP NEXT
After a stunning swim to break his own Welsh record, Lewis Fraser is back in action next in the men’s 50 Fly semi-finals.
He heads into the race ranked sixth – can he lay down a marker for the final? We’ll soon find out.
JERVIS EIGHTH IN FINAL
After recovering from COVID just two weeks ago, the 400m Freestyle final has come too soon for Dan. A valiant effort, but it’s eighth place for the Resolven swimmer. Onto the 1500m later this week.
DAN READY FOR FINAL SHOWDOWN
“Now I’ve got a feel for the pool, this evening will be even better. The aim was to get to this evening so now that’s done, I can enjoy tonight and then concentrate on my event later this week. The crowd here is fantastic and I can’t wait for the next swim.” – Dan Jervis
ONE HOUR TO GO!
Make sure you join us for the evening session at Sandwell. First up we have Dan Jervis in the 400m Free final, before Lewis Fraser looks to build on his stunning heats performance in the 50m Fly semi-finals.
Joe Small and Liam White then swim in the 100m Back semis ahead of Alys Thomas and Harriet Jones in the 100m Fly semis.
After qualifying fourth in the Mixed 4x100m Relay, Team Wales will then look to crash the medal party against England, Australia and Canada.
SESSION 1 ENDS
What a way to kick-off the Commonwealth Games. We’ll be back for the evening session.
RELAYS UP AND RUNNING!
Fantastic swimming from our Mixed 4×100 Freestyle team of Dan Jones, Calum Jarvis, Rebecca Sutton and Medi Harris, who are just pipped to the post by England in the heats!
They will return tonight after qualifying fourth behind Australia, Canada and England.
BOOTH MISSES OUT
Kyle Booth just misses out on the 200m Breast final, but will be final reserve.
FLYERS INTO SEMIS
Alys Thomas and Harriet Jones
are safely into tonight’s 100m Fly semi-finals as the 7th and 8th fastest.
SMALL AND WHITE INTO SEMIS
Joe Small and Liam White have secured their places in the 100m Back semi-finals, qualifying 12th and 15th respectively.
WELSH RECORD ALERT!
Lewis Fraser is our next Team Wales
swimmer to advance, and he’s done it in some style! The Swansea swimmer smashes his own Welsh 50 Fly record to qualify as sixth fastest for tonight’s semi-final in 23.73!
JERVIS INTO 400 FREE FINAL!
Daniel Jervis makes it through to tonight’s 400m Freestyle final as the 8th fastest qualifier in a time of 3:50.13!
Kieran Bird just misses out but is the final reserve after touching the wall in 3:50.30.