All you need to know about Delhi - Day 8

Sally Pearson of Australia and Andrea Miller of New Zealand look towards the scoreboard after competing in the women's 100 metres hurdles. Photo / Getty Images
Sally Pearson of Australia and Andrea Miller of New Zealand look towards the scoreboard after competing in the women's 100 metres hurdles. Photo / Getty Images


Highlights from day seven:

Emotional silver for Kiwi weightlifter
Auckland weightlifter Stanislav Chalaev won an emotional silver medal in his 105kg division at the Commonwealth Games last night.

Cycling: Roulston grabs silver in tight finish
Olympic silver medallist Hayden Roulston added a Commonwealth silver to his collection, this time on the tarmac, in a dramatic finale to tonight's road race.

Kiwi runner trapped in bizarre 200m tiff
The Commonwealth Games 200m women's final has proved more dramatic than Tokoroa sprinter Monique Williams was expecting - bizarrely it wasn't even held.

Gold medallists sport cryptic message
New Zealanders winning gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi are being given t-shirts with a cryptic message.

See a full wrap of day seven
NZ results in Delhi - day seven

Delhi podcast: Day 7 highlights

Medal update:

Gold 2 Silver 16 Bronze 5
For the second straight day New Zealand added two medals to the team tally, proving silver is a popular colour this spring. The Australian juggernaut won't stop with the Aussies reaching 61 gold medals, more than double of second placed England.
Full medal table

List of New Zealand medallists

What to watch for - Day 8:
Kiwis in action schedule

Medal hope
Can Beatrice Faumuina find the form that saw her win a world title and two Commonwealth gold medals? Queen Bea takes part in the women's discus final tonight.

Don't miss:

Athletics
Along with Faumuina, three other New Zealanders take part in finals action in the track and field tonight with Monique Williams (200m), Nikki Hamblin (800m) and Andrea Miller (100m hurdles) all chasing medals (from 12.55am).

Rugby sevens
New Zealand open their sevens title defence against Canada, Guyana and Scotland (from 5.14pm).

Hockey
The New Zealand women's team face off against South Africa for a spot in the gold medal match (1am).

Check out our interactive guide to the Commonwealth Games for in-depth information on the Delhi event.

- Herald online

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