Home Sports Gold, silver for Jamaica in men’s discus at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Gold, silver for Jamaica in men’s discus at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Gold, silver for Jamaica in men's discus at Commonwealth Games

Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle won gold and silver respectively for Jamaica in the men’s discus throw at the 2018 Commonwealth Games currently underway in Gold Coast, Australia.

Dacres threw of 68.20-metre game’s record while Smikle got his silver with a 63.98m throw.

Behind them in third was Apostolos Parellis from Cyprus with a throw of 63.61m.

Watch the medal ceremony


Jamaica currently has 22 medals β€”six gold, eight silver and eight bronze β€” at the Games and is 11th on the scoreboard.