Commonwealth Games 2022: Schedule, athletes, how to watch day five - Tuesday 2 August

Discover the full schedule for day five of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on Tuesday 2 August 2022.

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Day five of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games will see 32 gold medal events take place.

Headlining the action is the beginning of the track and field competition which will take place across two sessions each day at the iconic Alexander Stadium.

The 100m heats will be the highlight of the morning session with defending champion Akani Simbine of South Africa in the mix in the men's heats while the double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah fronts the women's.Team GB's Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist Holly Bradshaw will also suit up for Team England in the women's pole vault final taking place in the evening.

There will be more artistic gymnastics individual golds on the line at Arena Birmingham. 2019 parallel bars world champion Joe Fraser will be looking for the Commonwealth title in the apparatus today. Despite his recently broken foot and ruptured appendix the 23-year-old struck gold in the pommel horse yesterday, demonstrating he can still kick with the best the rest has to offer.

Over at Sandwell Aquatics Centre South Africa could be in for a double podium finish when Tatjana Schoenmaker and Lara van Niekerk go head-to-head in the women’s 100m breaststroke final.

Their compatriot Chad le Clos will also go in a stacked men's 100m butterfly final. Australian singing and swimming prodigy Cody Simpson will also feature as will Matt Temple and two-time Olympic relay champion James Guy. Emma McKeon will try to add to her Commonwealth Games gold medals record which, as of last night sits at 12, when she competes in the women's 100m freestyle and in the 4x100 mixed relay event.

The women’s hockey tournament is also set for two mouth-watering contests as 2018 gold and silver medallists New Zealand and Australia go up against each other in the group stages, while India take on England.

Day 5 medal events

08:30 – 15:00 Lawn bowls and Para lawn bowls, Victoria Park

  • Men’s pairs
  • Women’s fours

09:30 – 12:00 Weightlifting, NEC

  • Women’s 76kg

11:00 – 15:00 Badminton, NEC

  • Mixed team event bronze medal match

11:00 – 16:30 Table tennis and Para table tennis, NEC

  • Men’s team event

13:00 – 17:00 Artistic gymnastics, Arena Birmingham

  • Men’s vault
  • Women’s balance beam
  • Men’s parallel bars
  • Women’s floor exercise
  • Men’s horizontal bar

14:00 – 16:30 Weightlifting, NEC

  • Men’s 96kg

15:00 – 18:00 Basketball 3x3 and wheelchair basketball 3x3, Smithfield

  • Men’s bronze medal match
  • Women’s bronze medal match
  • Men’s wheelchair bronze medal match
  • Women’s wheelchair bronze medal match

16:15 – 19:00 Lawn bowls and Para lawn bowls, Victoria Park

  • Para men’s pairs B6-B8

17:00 – 19:45 Judo, Coventry Arena

  • Women’s -63kg
  • Men’s -73kg
  • Men’s -81kg
  • Women’s -70kg

17:30 – 21:30 Badminton, NEC

  • Mixed team event gold medal match

18:30 – 22:00 Athletics and Para athletics, Alexander Stadium

  • Women’s pole vault
  • Men’s 100m T45-47
  • Men’s 10,000m
  • Women’s discus
  • Women’s 100m T37/38
  • Women’s 100m T33/34

18:30 – 21:00 Weightlifting, NEC

  • Women’s 87kg

19:00 – 21:15 Swimming and Para swimming, Sandwell Aquatics Centre

  • Women’s 100m freestyle
  • Men’s 100m butterfly
  • Women’s 100m breaststroke
  • Men’s 200m backstroke
  • Women’s 200m butterfly
  • Men’s 100m butterfly S10
  • Women’s 200m individual medley SM10
  • Men’s 50m breaststroke
  • Women’s 800m freestyle
  • Mixed 4x100m medley relay

19:30 – 22:00 Basketball 3x3 and wheelchair basketball, Smithfield

  • Men’s gold medal match
  • Women’s gold medal match
  • Men’s wheelchair gold medal match
  • Women’s wheelchair gold medal match

How to watch the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

UK: BBC TV, Radio, iPlayer

Canada: CBC Sports, CBC Sports app

Australia: Channel 7, 7Plus

New Zealand: Sky, TVNZ

India: Sony LIV

Further streaming details can be found on the Commonwealth Games website here.

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