Source: www.trinidadexpress.com By –Kwame Laurence

Ince 6th in final swimTrinidad and Tobago para-swimmer Shanntol Ince completed her historic participation in the 2010 Commonwealth Games with a sixth-place finish in the women's 100 metres butterfly S9, at the Dr SPM Aquatics Complex, here in New Delhi, India, yesterday.
Ince returned a time of one minute, 22.64 seconds.

South Africa's Natalie Du Toit dominated the field, touching the wall in 1:07.32 to complete a clean sweep of the three S9 races. England's Stephanie Millward was a distant second, in 1:13.11, while bronze went to Australian Ellie Cole (1:14.04).

T&T's hockey men lost 2-0 to Canada, at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. Scott Tupper scored a first half double for the Canadians.

T&T have now completed their Group B schedule, losing all four matches to finish without a point. After yesterday's clash with Canada, T&T captain Kwandwane Browne was a disappointed man.
"We started off way too slow. We didn't play with as much intensity as we could have. If we had played half the way we played against South Africa or England, this would have been a much easier game."

Though T&T lost 4-0 to England and 5-3 to South Africa, they fought well, earning the respect of their highly-regarded opponents.

"We didn't really care so much about results," Browne explained. "The main thing for us is to qualify for the Olympics, and we need to beat teams like Canada and Argentina. That's why we're so disappointed today. We needed to win, and it just shows that we still have a little more work to do." The skipper said Friday's clash with South Africa was the highpoint of T&T's Group B campaign.
"We really played with some heart and we were really critical with our execution of set pieces."

On Tuesday, T&T face Group A table-proppers Scotland in the ninth place playoff.
T&T's netballers suffered a 61-50 defeat at the hands of Malawi in a Group A match-up, at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex.

T&T goal shoot Anestacia Wilson scored 26 of her 30 attempts.
Today, T&T tackle the mighty Australians.

At the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range, Roger Daniel and Rhodney Allen combined for tenth spot in the men's 25 metres centrefire pistol pairs event. Daniel scored 566 and Allen 552 for a total of 1,118.

India (1,159), New Zealand (1,140) and Singapore (1,139) earned gold, silver and bronze, respectively.

Daniel and Allen will compete today, in the 25m centrefire pistol singles event.
T&T's Robert Auerbach scored 71 in stage one of the men's singles trap, yesterday. Stage two and the final will be contested today.

Full bore shooters Norris Gomez and Justin Lall were in action yesterday in both singles and pairs. Those events continue today.

Super heavyweight boxer Tariq Abdul Haqq takes on New Zealand's Joseph Parker in a quarter-final bout, at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium.
And Emile Abraham is the lone T&T cyclist in the men's 168-kilometre road race.
–Kwame Laurence


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