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Commonwealth Games Day 6 Highlights - April 10

Day 6 Highlights - April 10

The Gold Coast lived up to its name for the Kiwis last night, with four gold medals and two silvers earnt in an action-packed evening. Congratulations Tom Walsh, David Liti, Joelle King, Sophie Pascoe, Paul Coll, and Holly Robinson!

A prime time medal haul
TVNZ 1’s prime time programming reached 1,450,800 viewers last night (6pm – 10.30pm), with New Zealanders eager to find out which of our athletes would be adding to the medal tally.

Kiwis stayed up past their bed time to see Holly Robinson claim her medal in the F46 Javelin final, which reached 692,500 viewers on TVNZ 1. Tom Walsh’s Shot Put final also reached 572,200 viewers later in the evening.

Today’s highlights

Cycling

From midday we’re back in the velodrome, LIVE on TVNZ 1. The men’s Individual Time Trial is the first race of the afternoon. Kiwis, Hamish Bond and James Oram are both on the medal hunt, hoping to add to our cycling team’s impressive haul. The women’s Individual Time Trial follows at 4.45pm.Rushlee Buchanan and Linda Villumsen are both up against the clock in this event. Duane Dell'Oca is providing local commentary across the session.

Athletics
The athletics continues in earnest all day on TVNZ DUKE. LIVE from 11.55am are heats for the men’s 800m, 200m, 200m Individual Medley and 400m Hurdles. David Basheer & Nikki Hamblin will be providing local commentary throughout. In the evening at 10.40pm, Kiwi Julia Ratcliffe is competing in the Hammer Throw final. We’ll be showing this event across both TVNZ 1 and TVNZ DUKE.

Beach Volleyball
On TVNZ Games Extra we’re heading to the beach for the evening. At 7pm, the men’s Beach Volleyball quarterfinal gets underway. Tune in to see the O’Dea brothers, Sam and Ben pike and block with all their might in a bid to make it through to the semi-finals.

Swimming
Late night on TVNZ 1 we’re at the pool. At 9.45pm it’s the men’s 50m Freestyle final and Daniel Hunter is in medal contention!

Making sense of TV ratings:
• Reach counts everyone who watched the programme for at least one minute – it’s the measure that captures the full scale of the audience.
• 5+ numbers capture the total audience watching.
Source: Nielsen TAM, Overnights Shot Put: 5+ Cume Reach 22.15-23.29 TVNZ 1 Women’s F46 Javelin: 5+ Cume Reach 21.00-21.44 TVNZ 1

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