Angie Ballard wins Australia's first gold on day eight
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Angie Ballard wins Australia's first gold on day eight

GLASGOW: Australian Angie Ballard won gold in the para-sport women's T54 1500m at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on Thursday in a time of three minutes 59.20 seconds.

Diane Roy from Canada was second and Jade Jones from England was third.

Angie Ballard overtook the leader Diane Roy of Canada on the final staright.

Angie Ballard overtook the leader Diane Roy of Canada on the final staright.

Photo: Getty Images

Australian Kurt Fearnley won the silver medal in the para-sport men's T54 1500m.

The gold medal went to England's David Weir in three minutes 21.67 seconds and Alex Dupont from Canada claimed the bronze.

AAP

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