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NZ At The 2010 Commonwealth Games: Day 7

NZ At The 2010 Commonwealth Games: Day 7

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Silver Medal In The Weightlifting

Aucklander Stas Chalaev today provided New Zealand with its second Commonwealth Games weightlifting medal in Delhi when he took the silver in the men’s 105kg division with a personal best total of 334kg. More>>

Brave Silver For Roulston

New Zealand cyclist Hayden Roulston shrugged off the effects of the flu to win a hard-earned silver medal in the 168km Commonwealth Games road race in Delhi. More>>

The Big Man Of NZ Cycling

Joseph Romanos writes.... Hayden Roulston, the big man on the New Zealand cycling squad, further enhanced an already glowing reputation with his courageous silver medal ride in the road race today. More>>

Hockey Men Leave It Late

The New Zealand men’s hockey team went within three minutes of elimination from the Commonwealth Games today. More>>

New Zealand Weightlifter Fifth

Aucklander Tracey Lambrechs achieved personal bests in the snatch and the clean and jerk on her way to her fifth place finish in the Commonwealth Games women’s 75kg+ weightlifting competition today. More>>

Kiesanowski Fourth In Road Race

Cantabrian Jo Kiesanowski went within a whisker of claiming her second medal of the Delhi Commonwealth Games when she finished fourth in the women’s cycling road race today. More>>


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