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Commonwealth Games 2018: Bronze for Dry; Philip, Gemili, Yousif progress on track

PUBLISHED: 09:45 08 April 2018

Woodford Green's Mark Dry celebrates winning bronze in the hammer for Scotland at the Carrara Stadium during day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia (pic Mike Egerton/PA)

Woodford Green's Mark Dry celebrates winning bronze in the hammer for Scotland at the Carrara Stadium during day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia (pic Mike Egerton/PA)

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Woodford Green’s Mark Dry won bronze in the hammer for Scotland on the opening afternoon of athletics action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

The Bahamas' V'Alonee Robinson (left) and England's Asha Philip compete in the women's 100m heats at the Carrara Stadium during day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia (pic Mike Egerton/PA)The Bahamas' V'Alonee Robinson (left) and England's Asha Philip compete in the women's 100m heats at the Carrara Stadium during day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia (pic Mike Egerton/PA)

A throw of 73.12 metres secured third place, and repeat of his bronze from the 2014 Games in Glasgow, behind Australia’a Matthew Denny, as England’s Nick Miller took gold with a British and event record of 80.26.

And on the track, there was comfortable progress for England sprinters Asha Philip and Adam Gemili, as well as 400m runner Rabah Yousif.

Newham & Essex Beagles Philip won her heat in 11.31 seconds to secure a spot in the semi-finals, then won her next race in 11.21 to book a final spot.

Former UEL student Corinne Humphreys was second in her heat in 11.62, but then finished fifth in her semi-final in 11.66 and missed out on the final.

England's Corinne Humphreys competes in the women's 100m heats at the Carrara Stadium during day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia (pic Mike Egerton/PA)England's Corinne Humphreys competes in the women's 100m heats at the Carrara Stadium during day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia (pic Mike Egerton/PA)

UEL old boy Gemili won his heat in 10.24 and improved on that time to win his semi-final in 10.11, while Beagle Yousif came through in the last 80m of his 400m heat to take third in 46.09.

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