Canada got off to a strong start on Day 9 of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday, winning medals in rhythmic gymnastics, diving, boxing and men’s hammer throw.
Rhythmic gymnast Carmel Kallemaa led the way with three medals. The 24-year-old from Toronto won silver in the clubs event and bronze in both the ribbon and hoop events in Birmingham, England.
Kallemaa started the day off by earning 28.200 points in the hoop, finishing third behind Anna Sokolova of Cyprus (28.300) and Gemma Frizelle of Wales (28.700), who made history as the first Welsh gymnast to win hoop gold at the Commonwealth Games.
Fellow Canadian Tatiana Cocsanova finished fifth (27.100).
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