Day two of the Commonwealth Games has well and truly kicked off, and Scotland’s athletes have put in a phenomenal effort once again.
Scotland’s men and women won their opening beach volleyball matches.
The women’s team, made up of Lynne Beattie and Mel Coutts, beat Grenada 21-8 21-11.
Congratulating winners of today’s Beach Volleyball Lynne Beattie and Mel Coutts @GC2018 with Sports Minister @ClydesdAileen and @sportscotland CEO Stewart Harris. Great performance @scottishvb @Team_Scotland #GoldCoast2018 #TeamScot2018 pic.twitter.com/Z3HA9iEkjb
— Mel Young (@melyoung53) April 6, 2018
Meanwhile, men’s team Seain Cook and Robin Miedzybrodzki beat Sri Lanka 2-1, 21-15 18-21 16-14.
It’s also a new Scottish record for the quartet of @k3mgu, @CraigMcLean98, @MclayScott & @danwallace_ who have secured a place in the final of 4x100m Freestyle with a time of 3:16.53. #TeamScot2018 #GC2018Swimming pic.twitter.com/IGlcFdTlbo
— Team Scotland (@Team_Scotland) April 6, 2018
Aberdeen’s Zoey Clark is preparing for heat one of the women’s 4 x 400m relay next Friday.
Only a few more days before I take to the start line at the Commonwealth Games. Nice to get a session done at the warm up track. The Carrara stadium in the background is looking pretty cool! pic.twitter.com/wQ7ccrrURu
— Zoey Clark (@_ZoeyClark) April 6, 2018
Sibling duo Katie and John Archibald are going for gold after each set new Commonwealth Games records in qualifying for the track cycling individual pursuit events.