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Charron, Deguchi, and McIntosh are Canada’s medalists.

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Monday’s 13-medal Canadian effort included three golds. Maude Charron of Sainte-Luce, Que., achieved a Commonwealth Games record in weightlifting.

Christa Deguchi won the women’s 57-kg judo event, and Toronto’s Summer McIntosh won the 200-m IM.

Charron snatched 101kg and clean and jerked 130kg. The 29-year-old finished 15 kg ahead of the next-best overall score.

Charron felt pressure to succeed at the Commonwealth Games after winning gold at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics and 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Sarah Cochrane of Australia was second with 216 kg, and Nigeria’s Islamiyat Yusuf placed third with 212.

Alexis Ashworth of Oungre, Sask., and Nicolas Vachon of Saint-Hippolyte, Que., both medaled Monday.

Deguchi, born in Nagano, Japan, but representing Canada, beat England’s Acelya Toprak in the final. Scotland’s Malin Wilson and Mauritius’ Christianne Legentil shared bronze.

Christa Deguchi’s sister Kelly won silver in the women’s 52-kilogram judo final. Charne Griesel and Yasmin Javadian won bronze.

McIntosh won Canada’s first gold medal in the 400 IM on Friday. The 15-year-old won four medals, including two gold, at the global aquatics championships.

Kylie Masse of Windsor, Ont., won silver in the women’s 200-meter backstroke, finishing behind McKeown and ahead of Katie Shanahan of Scotland.

Toronto’s Javi Acevedo placed third in the men’s 50-meter backstroke, behind New Zealand’s Andrew Jeffcoat and South Africa’s Pieter Coetze.

Felix Dolci of Laval, Que., won silver in the men’s floor event for his second Commonwealth medal.

Laurie Denommee of Saint-Eustache, Que., won silver in the women’s vault. Jayson Rampersad of Mississauga, Ont., won bronze in men’s pommel horse.

Maggie Coles-Lyster of Maple Ridge, B.C., and Kelsey Mitchell of Sherwood Park, Alta., won bronze in the 10-kilometer and women’s Keirin, respectively.

Mitchell finished third in the Keirin, behind Ellesse Andrews and Sophie Capewell. Mitchell has already won three silver medals in track cycling.

The women beat Scotland 12-5 to reach Tuesday’s final versus Australia. Canada’s Elodie Tessier and Kady Dandeneau each scored five.

Men will play Australia for gold after beating Malaysia 14-9. Canada’s Colin Higgins scored 11.


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