Commonwealth Games 2014

The 20th Commonwealth Games have officially opened in Glasgow, and we have been to meet a few of our region's sporting hopefuls. Follow this story for all the latest on how our athletes are getting on at the games.

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Silver for Carlisle's Nick Miller

England and Carlisle's Nick Miller celebrates winning Silver in the Men's Hammer Final with his father Lenny at Hampden Park Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Carlisle's Nick Miller has won silver at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

He was competing in the hammer throw finals at Hampden Park.



Libby Clegg wins gold in Glasgow

Scotland's Libby Clegg (second right) wins the Women's 100m T12 Final at Hampden Park, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Newcastleton's Libby Clegg has won gold 100 metres at the Commonwealth Games.

Clegg, who is visually impaired, ran with her guide Mikail Huggins in the para-sport T12 100 metre final at Hampden Park this evening.

She achieved a season's best time of 12.20 seconds winning Scotland's first gold medal in the athletics.

Marathon runner: 'It was fabulous'

Dumfries doctor Joasia Zakrzewski said her experience of the Commonwealth Games was fabulous.

She came fourteenth in the women's marathon yesterday, Sunday 27 July.

The 38-year-old ran a time of 2.45.29 and finished a place behind Hayley Haining, 42, who was born in Dumfries. She completed the 26.2 mile course in 2.40.40.

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