The West Country got its first medal of the Commonwealth Games at lunchtime when Gloucester's Vicky Holland won bronze in the women's triathlon.
She came third in the sweltering Glasgow sun in what is a truly tough event whatever the weather. The race was won by her England team mate Jodie Stimpson. They were the first medals to be won at the Games.
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