India were defeated 2-3 by lowly Wales on the first day of the women's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.
Joanna showed tremendous perseverance as she caught up with six strong competitors in the final leg of the race, allowing her to win her very first Commonwealth Games medal and Canada's first medal at the Games.
Gururaja lifted 111 kg in snatch and 138 kg in clean and jerk to power his way to the silver medal at Gold Coast in Brisbane, Australia.
Titmus was narrowly adrift in silver medal position, finishing in 1:54.85, while McKeon had to settle for bronze.
WEIGHT LIFTED: Izhar Ahmad lifted a games record total of 261 kilograms in the 56-kilogram category a day after his birthday.
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Sisters Bronte and Cate Campbell, Emma McKeon and Shayna Jack clocked a time of 3 minutes, 30.05 seconds to break the world record in the 4x100-meter women's freestyle relay.
Omar was one of Ghana's brightest hopes from a 71-athlete contingent after he won the only medal (a bronze) at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
Sally Pearson, Australia's face of the Commonwealth Games, has withdrawn from Gold Coast 2018 because of injury.
The gymnastics had provided England's maiden gold, meanwhile, as Max Whitlock, Nile Wilson, Courtney Tulloch, James Hall and Dominick Cunningham won the men's team event.
With Wales needing a win to stay alive in its opening round against India, Hursey partnered Charlotte Carey and produced some big forehands to help in 3-2 victory.
After a comprehensive 5-0 victory over minnows and neighbouring country Sri Lanka, the Indian badminton team would be brimming with confidence when it meets arch-rivals Pakistan at the Carrara Sports Centre in Queensland for its second group stage match of the day.