Team SA in action on opening day

Cape Town - Triathlete Richard Murray is a big medal hope for South Africa on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games competition on Thursday.

Swimmers Myles Brown and Karin Prinsloo must also be watched. Here is a list of South Africans in action.


14:00: Mixed teams, Group E. South Africa vs Norfolk Islands

Cycling (track)
12:01 - Men's sprint qualifying. Bernard Esterhuizen
13:09 - Men's 4 000m team pursuit qualifying. Evan Carstens, Kellan Gouveris, Nolan Hoffmann, Theuns van der Bank
14:03 - Men's sprint first round. Bernard Esterhuizen
18:36 - Men's 4 000m team pursuit finals. Possibly South Africa

Gymnastics (Rhythmic)

13:00 - Individual qualifying (hoop and ball). Aimee van Rooyen, Julene van Rooyen and Grace Legote


15:00 - Women's pool match. South Africa vs Trinidad and Tobago

11:42 - -60kg, Men's preliminary (round of 16). Daniel le Grange vs Ahmedi Magogo (Tanzania)
13:13 - -52kg, Women's quarter-final. Sinothando Mva vs Lisa Kearney (England)

Lawn bowls

9:45 - Women's Fours, Section C, Round 1: South Africa vs Norfolk Islands
12:45 - Mixed Pairs, Section A, Round 1: South Africa vs Canada
16:45 - Men's Triples, Section D, Round 2: South Africa vs Fiji
19:45 - Men's Pairs, Section A, Round 2: South Africa vs New Zealand
19:45 - Women's Singles, Section D, Round 2: Colleen Piketh vs Elizabeth Moceiwai (Fiji)
19:45 - Mixed Pairs, Section A, Round 2: South Africa vs New Zealand


11:33 - Women's 400m IM, Heat 1: Rene Warnes (lane 2)
12:05 - Men's 400m freestyle, Heat 5: Myles Brown (lane 6)
12:24 - Women's 200m freestyle, Heat 4: Karin Prinsloo (lane 5)
12:42 - Women's 50m breaststroke, Heat 5: Tara-Lynn Nicholas (lane 6)
12:54 - Men's 50m butterfly, Heat 5: Chad le Clos (lane 4)
12:58 - Men's 50m butterfly, Heat 7: Roland Schoeman (lane 4)
13:05 - Women's 100m butterfly, Heat 2: Marne Erasmus (lane 6)
13:24 - Men's 100m backstroke, Heat 4: Darren Murray (lane 3)
13:46 - Women's 4x100m freestyle, Heat 1: South Africa

Evening session: To be decided

18:16 - Men's 400m freestyle. Possibly Myles Brown
20:35 - Women’s 200m freestyle. Possibly Karin Prinsloo
22:08 - Women's 4x100m freestyle. Possibly South Africa


12:00 - Women. Kate Roberts and Gillian Saunders
16:00 - Men. Richard Murray, Henri Schoeman and Wian Sullwald


Times to be confirmed: Portia Vries and Anrich Phillips

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