Australia, Canada, England win Commonwealth Games pool golds

Australia, Canada, England win Commonwealth Games pool golds

Chad le Clos and Tatjana Schoenmaker gave South Africa two gold medals, while England's Adam Peaty continued his four-year unbeaten run in the men's 100m breaststroke and Canada's Kylie Masse held off Emily Seebohm in the 100m backstroke.

Games rookie Titmus, 17, claimed silver and McKeon bronze, with Canadian Taylor Ruck, also aged 17, capturing a surprise medal on the opening night of the swim program.

Horton became the first Australian since Ian Thorpe in 2002 to win the men's 400m freestyle and clinched the host nation's first gold of the Games before the relay team ended the session in a world record time.

There was no sleep-in for the world record-holders in the Commonwealth Games pool on Friday.

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Wilmott, beaten by Miley in the 2014 Glasgow final, fought back tenaciously in the final freestyle leg to pip the Scot by 0.26secs with Australia's Blair Evans third.

"I definitely felt it on the third 50 meters of that 200", Ruck said.

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They each won their heats, but Cate Campbell, her sister Bronte Campbell and Shayna Jack were the three fastest qualifiers for the semifinals.