Cyprus completes best appearance in Commonwealth Games to date

Cyprus completed in the early hours of Saturday morning its best appearance to date in the 21st Commonwealth Games which are taking place in Australia’s Gold Coast between April 4 and 15 2018.

It competed with 46 athletes clinching a total of 14 medals, eight gold, one silver and five bronze, Cyprus Sports Writers Unions correspondent at the Games Michael Papadakis writes.

The last Cypriot athletes took part in cycling, shooting and track & field events.

Andri Christoforou finished 11th out of 49 athletes in a cycling race of 112.2 km 13 seconds behind the winner Cloe Hosking and with a time of 3:02:31.

On his part Andreas Miltiades finished 15th out of 116 cyclists with a time of 03:57:58 covering a distance of 168.3 km. Miltiades was 57 seconds behind the winner Australian Steele von Hoff.

In the Mens Shooting Trap event Andreas Makris completed his effort ranking 10th overall.

The last Cypriot athlete to compete was Amine Khadiri in the 1,500m race, finishing 10th.

Source: Cyprus News Agency