Hurdler Kyron McMaster and sprinter Rikkoi Brathwaite are through to the finals and semifinals of their respective events at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Running in round 1 of heat 2 of the Men’s 400 Hurdles event on Tuesday, defending champion McMaster finished second with a time of 49.78 seconds, to automatically qualify for the final on Saturday.

That race was won by Jamaica’s Jaheel Hyde in 49.60 seconds.

Earlier in the day, Brathwaite also enjoyed a second-place finish in the Men’s 100-Meter event, after running a personal best time of 10.28 seconds.

England’s Ojie Edoburun won that race in 10.27 seconds.

Brathwaite will compete in the semi-finals of that event tomorrow Wednesday, August 3.

Meanwhile, in the other events today, in the Women’s Shot Put, Trevia Gumbs after her best put of 13.27 meters, did not qualify for the next round.

Her brother Djimon Gumbs also did not make it to the next round of the Men’s Discus event after he managed only 53.32 meters in his second discus throw.

Djimon’s next event will be alongside his teammate Eldred Henry in the Men’s Shot Put final on Friday, August 5.


In squash, player Luca Reich closed out his Men’s Singles debut on July 31 with a loss of 3-0 to Kenyan player, Muqtadir Sadruddin Nimji (11-2, 11-2, 11-2).

Luca Reich

Teammate Joe Chapman defeated Jules Snagg St Vincent and the Grenadines 3-0 (12-10, 11-4, 11-7) also in the Men’s Singles – Plate Round of 16.

Chapman went on to play Julian Morrison of Jamaica in the Men’s Singles – Plate Quarter Finals on Monday, August 1, and bowed out of the Men’s Singles Plate after a 3-1 loss.

Next, up for squash players Joe Chapman and Luca Reich are the Men’s Doubles which start on Thursday, August 4.

3×3 basketball

Meanwhile, the historic women’s 3×3 basketball team of Joy Victor, Shauliqua Fahie, Keithrece Smith and Mahkayla Pickering bowed out of the competition winless, after losing all three games.

Fahie, Smith & Pickering against England

Playing in their debut game on Saturday against Canada, the team suffered a 6-22 defeat.

Just hours later in their second game against the host England, the BVI women lost 5-22.

Their final match of the Games was on Sunday against New Zealand, a match the BVI women lost 5-19.

BVI Commonwealth Games team