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Commonwealth Games Grandstand

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Steve Rider and Sharron Davies present tonight's action.
6.00 Welghtlifting Featuring the women's 63kg final and the men's 85kg final, from Manchester International Convention Centre.
6.30 Boxing Featuring semi-final action. More boxing action can be seen at 9pm.
6.55-9.00 Swimming There are no less than nine finals at the Manchester Aquatics Centre tonight, starting with: 7.00 Men's 200m backstroke, in which Matt Welsh of the formidable Australian team is a favourite.
7.05 Women's 100m freestyle final.
7.35 Men's 50m disability final.
7.45 Women's 200 breaststroke final.
7.55 Men's 50m butterfly final. England's former world record holder Mark Foster will be hoping to challenge for his third Commonwealth Games gold medal. His greatest rival will be the current 50m butterfly world record holder, Australian world champion Geoff Huegill.
8.10 Women's 100m backstroke final. Formerworld record holder Sarah Price could have a chance of England's first gold in this event since Linda Ludgrove in 1966. 8.20 Men's 100m breaststroke final. England's James Gibson and Darren Mew and Scotland's Ian Edmond could be among the contenders.
8.30 Women's 4x200m freestyle final.
8.50 Men's 4x200m freestyle final.
9.00 Boxing, Cycling, Hockey Back to the ring for the best of tonight's boxing semi-finals, plus the semi-finals and final of the women's sprint cycling from Manchester Velodrome, and coverage from Belle Vue of this evening's women's hockey semi-finals.
Commentary by Andy Jameson , Adrian Moorhouse ,
Marc Woods and Sarah Bailey. BBCi: digital viewers can press the red handset button to follow their favourite sport or competitor either in the pool, trackside, in the field or on the pitch www.bbc.co.uk/commonwealth

Contributors

Unknown: Sharron Davies
Unknown: Matt Welsh
Unknown: Mark Foster
Unknown: Geoff Huegill.
Unknown: James Gibson
Unknown: Darren Mew
Unknown: Ian Edmond
Unknown: Belle Vue
Commentary By: Andy Jameson
Commentary By: Adrian Moorhouse
Commentary By: Marc Woods
Commentary By: Sarah Bailey.

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Commonwealth Games Grandstand

BBC Two England, 1 August 2002 18.00






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