BRUM BITES: George Miller, 75, becomes the Commonwealth Games’ oldest gold medallist

BRUM BITES: George Miller, 75, turns into the Commonwealth Games’ oldest gold medallist as he assists Scotland to victory in combined bowls whereas the wrestling needed to be ABANDONED two hours after a speaker cowl fell from the roof

  • George Miller assisted Melanie Innes to the gold medal within the combined bowls 
  • Scotland marched to victory within the B2/B3 combined bowls occasions in Victoria Park
  • The wrestling needed to be deserted for 2 hours after a speaker cowl fell
  • Marfa Ekimova made historical past changing into England’s first ever rhythmic gymnastics gold medallist

The Commonwealth Games has a brand new oldest ever gold medallist after George Miller assisted the visually-impaired Melanie Innes to victory within the B2/B3 combined pairs bowls. 

Meanwhile, play in Friday morning’s wrestling needed to be delayed after a speaker cowl fell from the roof. Nevertheless, the occasion did begin up once more two hours later after security checks had been made.

While historical past was made for England as Marfa Ekimova grew to become the nation’s first-ever rhythmic gymnastics gold medallist on the video games. 

George Miller (L) assisted Melanie Innes as Scotland won gold in the B2/B3 mixed bowls event

George Miller (L) assisted Melanie Innes as Scotland received gold within the B2/B3 combined bowls occasion

George Miller, 75, grew to become the oldest Games gold medallist in historical past with victory within the last of the B2/B3 combined pairs bowls.

Miller was director (a sighted one who assists the participant) to visually-impaired bowler Melanie Innes, who received with Robert Barr and his director Sarah Jane Ewing.

The Scotland team celebrated joyously after marching to victory in Leamington Spa

The Scotland group celebrated joyously after marching to victory in Leamington Spa

A speaker stopped play in yesterday morning’s wrestling.

The motion was deserted for nearly two hours after a speaker cowl fell from the roof on the Coventry Arena.

No spectators had been injured however the crowd had been evacuated from the venue whereas security checks had been made.

The wrestling was forced to be abandoned for two hours after a speaker cover fell from the roof

The wrestling was compelled to be deserted for 2 hours after a speaker cowl fell from the roof

Marfa Ekimova made historical past by successful England’s first-ever rhythmic gymnastics gold medal on the Games.

The 17-year-old stormed to the person all-around title and stated: ‘It’s a dream come true. It was insanity and the whole lot a gymnast may ever want for.’

Marfa Ekimova became England's first ever Commonwealth Games gold medallist in rhythmic gymnastics

Marfa Ekimova grew to become England’s first ever Commonwealth Games gold medallist in rhythmic gymnastics 

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