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Sunday, 28 July, 2002, 09:20 GMT 10:20 UK
Commonwealth Games day four
Paula Radcliffe powered to a stirring victory
Jubilant Radcliffe celebrates her gold medal

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England's Paula Radcliffe won the 5,000m title with a brilliant run, a Games record and the fastest in the world this year, for her first major track title.

The popular London Marathon winner was roared home by the Manchester crowd as she secured an emphatic victory.

Triple jump
England's Jonathan Edwards completed his collection of gold medals after producing the biggest jump in the world this year, 17.86m.

He edged out team-mate Phillips Idowu, who claimed the silver.

Hammer throw

England's Mick Jones completed a golden night for the hosts with a throw of 72.55m.

Jamaican Michael Blackwood snatched the men's crown in a thrilling finish which saw England's Daniel Caines just miss out on a medal.

Aliann Pompey secured Guyana's first Commonwealth title as Scotland's Lee McConnell earned a silver medal in the women's event.

400m hurdles
Australia's Jana Pittman triumphed in the 400m hurdles but a dramatic late fall deprived England's Natasha Danvers of the bronze.

Earlier, England's Chris Rawlinson underlined his status as favourite in the men's event as he stormed into Monday's final, allowing himself time to jog to the finish.

Jamaica's Claston Bernard won the event, with Jamie Quarry securing Scotland's first decathlon medal, a bronze.

20k walk
Australian Jane Saville, disqualified just 100m from the line at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, bounced back with Commonwealth gold.

Team-mate Nathan Deakes followed up with victory in the men's event.

World and Olympic champion Maria Mutola and Australian Tamsin Lewis won the women's semi-finals.

Kenyan Joseph Mutua was the fastest qualifier for the men's final.

Kerryn McCann won the women's marathon in a surprise clean sweep of the medals for Australia.

Tanzania's Francis Naali claimed gold in the men's race, but confusion reigned on his arrival at the stadium as he finished by running an extra lap of the track.

Shot put
Nigerian Vivian Chukwuemeka claimed the title with a mark of 17.53m.

Favourite Frankie Fredericks and England's Darren Campbell comfortably made the semi-finals

In the women's event, 100m champion Debbie Ferguson cruised through to the semi-finals with victory in her heat.

Women's long jump
England's Jade Johnson (6.65m) looked impressive as she headed the qualifiers for Monday's final.

Men's high jump
Defending champion Dalton Grant made the final on Monday with a clearance of 2.15m.

Women's pole vault
Australian glamour girl Tatiana Grigorieva was among the qualifiers for the final.


Chris Hoy won Scotland's first medal of the Games - a gold in the men's 1000m time trial final.

Kerrie Meares of Australia was victorious in the women's 500m track time-trial, while England's Julie Paulding took the silver.

England struck gold through Mike Babb and Neil Day in the men's 50m rifle prone pairs.


England's Kanukai Jackson won his second gold medal of the Games with victory in the men's all-round individual event.

Canadian Kate Richardson won the women's all-around competition.


New Zealand's women came from behind to beat India 3-1, while Jane Smith's hat-trick helped England trounce Canada 6-1.

Favourites Australia beat South Africa 4-1 in the latest round of men's group games while New Zealand crushed Barbados 13-0.

New Zealand broke their own Games record with a 116-26 win over Sri Lanka.

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