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Commonwealth Games: Gold, silver for Jamaica in men's discus

Friday, April 13, 2018

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GOLD COAST, Australia — Jamaica's Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle struck gold and silver respectively in the men's discus throw at the 2018 Commonwealth Games currently underway in Gold Coast, Australia.

Dacres won with a throw of 68.20 metres while Smikle got his silver with a 63.98m throw.

Behind them in third was Apostolos Parellis from Cyprus with a throw of 63.61m.

Jamaica currently has 22 medals —six gold, eight silver and eight bronze — at the Games and is 11th on the scoreboard.

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