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Mixed Fortunes On Day 4

The gray skies and rainy, cold weather that is expected of Scotland has finally overtaken the warm sunshine that greeted visitors on Day One of the XX Commonwealth Games, but despite this, Day Four presented Barbados with a number of performances of which the country can be proud.

In the morning Brian Best comfortably took Group C of the weightlifting competition, and with this, the 18-year-old The St. Michael School student will certainly be ranked the top junior in the Commonwealth.

Athletics Jade BaileyIn Athletics, national champion Jade Bailey and Ramon Gittens qualified for the next round of the 100m.

The cyclists continued to have a tough time on the cycle track this time in the Keirin event. The netballers also capitulated to Australia 9-20, 13-38, 20-55 and 27-55. Ricardo Blackman suffered a technical knockout boxing out of the red corner against Botswana’s O. Oteng.

Boxing Breedy 3To end the day on a positive note, however, Cobia Breedy boxing in the Lightweight Division from the blue corner had a fantastic bout against Andrique Allisop of Seychelles to advance to the quarterfinals. He will meet M. Alexander of Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday.

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