Birmingham Update Day 1

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Around the grounds for Day 1 of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

 

The Australian Team began the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with a bang winning 16 medals on the first day of competition, including eight gold medals.

Triathlon

Triathlete Matt Hauser wins bronze to begin Australia's Birmingham medal tally

The Gold Coast 2018 mixed relay gold medallist wins individual bronze to start Australia's Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games medal tally.

Boxing

Quick win for boxer Polkinghorn

The Light Welterweight made light work of his opening round bout at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Women’s T20 Cricket

Ashleigh Gardner clutch knock wins Australia's opening cricket match against India

The talented all-rounder produced a match-saving performance against India on the opening day of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Lawn Bowls

JACKAROOS ROLL TO SUCCESS ON DAY 1 AT LEAMINGTON SPA

The Australian Jackaroos have made a solid start to their 2022 Commonwealth Games campaign at Leamington Spa, with all teams in the mix to progress to the knockout stages.

Netball

DIAMONDS DOMINATE BARBADOS TO BEGIN BIRMINGHAM CAMPAIGN

The Australian Diamonds have sent a message to the rest of the competition at Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with a dominant victory.

3×3 Basketball & 3×3 Wheelchair Basketball

AUSSIE HOOPERS DOMINATE NIGHT 1 OF 3×3 BASKETBALL COMPETITIONS

3×3 Basketball made its Commonwealth Games debut with Aussies squads recording four victories.

Squash

DOWLING WINS OPENING SQUASH MATCH AT GAMES

The Squash Australia star began his debut Commonwealth Games campaign with a victory.

Badminton

Australia narrowly beaten by Sri Lanka in first day of Mixed Team event

The Badminton Falcons fought valiantly in the squad's opening match-up of the mixed team event.

Table Tennis

AUSSIE WOMEN DOMINATE TABLE TENNIS START

Australia’s table tennis teams have endured a mixed start to their Birmingham Games, with the women enjoying a dominant opening day.

Gymnastics

Aussie men's artistic gymnastics finish agonising fourth on Day 1

The Australian men's gymnastics team narrowly missed out on the bronze medal on the first day of competition at Birmingham 2022.

Swimming

AUSSIE SWIM STARS DOMINATE BIRMINGHAM GAMES POOL ON NIGHT 1

A spectacular night at the point has set up the Australian Dolphins for an incredible medal haul in Birmingham.

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