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13/04/2018 12:00 SAST | Updated 13/04/2018 15:19 SAST

More CWG Gold For Team SA🇿🇦🏅

Team SA has now won a total of 13 gold medals .

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Caster Semenya made history on Friday when she not only won the women's 800m in a Commonwealth Games record time of 1:56.68 winning her second gold, but also became the first female athlete to win a gold in the 1,500m and the 800m, a race that has long been her speciality.

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South African wrestler Martin Erasmus powered his way to gold against Mausam Khatri of India in the Men's Freestyle 97kg on day nine of the Commonwealth Games [CWG] on Friday. The win meant SA has a total of 13 gold medals – however, New Zealand is right behind us in the race to finish fifth on the overall standings.

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Team SA also won silver in the dramatic climax of the Women's Bowls Pairs final, where SA duo Nicolene Neal and Colleen Piketh just missed out on the gold in a titanic battle with Malaysia.

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SA is currently tied with Canada in fourth place on the medals table. Team SA has won a total of 36 medals.

Stephen Mokoka is also in action – South African fans will be hoping to see him take gold in the Men's 10,000m final.