Daily Guide to the Commonwealth Games Track and Field / Athletics Action
updated: August 4, 2022
The Athletics action started on Tuesday, August 2nd and ends Sunday August 7th at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
With England, Scotland, Jamaica, Kenya and Uganda all in the Commonwealth we’re going to have some pretty good action. The women’s 800 is loaded with worlds silver and bronze medallists Keely Hodgkinson and Mary Moraa, taking on Laura Muir and Natoya Goule. The men’s 1500 has World Champ Jake Wightman racing Josh Kerr, Abel Kipsang, and Timothy Cheruiyot. World 800m champ Emmanuel Korir is running the 400.
Each day we’ll list here the highlights of each day’s action.
TV/Streaming: We’ve got good news/bad news for US visitors. There is no official streaming of the Commonwealth Games in the US. The good news it is easy to get a VPN these days and have an overseas IP address and then stream the BBC. For more info on how to stream CWG click here. UK: The streaming is on the BBC IPlayer Canada: Streaming is on the CBC Website or App. Australia: 7plus is your provider.
Schedule/ Results here
Tuesday Highlights: Men’s 10,000m final (Kandie vs Kiplimo) + Round 1 of 2 of Women’s 800 starts
The biggest highlight was Jacob Kiplimo winning the 10,000m.
Wednesday Highlights: Men’s and Women’s 100m Finals, Women’s 10,000m Final
Thursday: 21-year-old Rasheed Broadbell Wins 110m Hurldes in 13.08
The men’s 1500m 1st round took place this morning and the favorites made the final. Ollie Hoare who struggled at Worlds won heat #1.
Rasheed Broadbell won the 110m hurdles in a meet record of 13.08 as his countryman Hansle Parchment pulled out with cramps.
Friday: Women’s 1500 Round 1, Women’s Steeple Final
There is some semifinal action in the 200s and 400s but the main final is the women’s steeplechase final eating Olympic Champ Peruth Chemutai at 9:42 UK time/ 4:42 US eastern.
Saturday AM Session – Men’s Steeple (Conseslu Kipruto) and 1500m Final – Wightman Goes For Gold #2
It doesn’t get any better than this for LetsRun fans, the men’s 1500m final is in the morning session with Jake Wightman vs Timothy Cheruiyot vs Josh Kerr vs Ollie Hoare at 8:10 am eastern/1:10 UK time.
Prior to that at 6:50 am am eastern/11:50 am is the men’s steeple final with Conseslus Kipruto.
Saturday PM Session – Women’s 800m Final, Men’s 50000 Final, 200 Finals, 400m Hurdle Finals
A bunch o finals but the highlight is the women’s 800 with Keely Hodkingson vs Laura Muir vs Natoya Goule at 2:45pm eastern/7:45pm UK.
The men’s 5000 is pretty hot with Jacob Kiplimo taking on Jacob Krop and Nicholas Kimeli at 3:10/8:10.
Sunday AM/PM Session Everything Else
Sunday is the conclusion of the meet so tons of finals.
Morning session (Times at UK time for US eastern subtract 5 hours)