In Pictures: Scotland's gold medals at the Commonwealth Games

Scotland finished sixth in the medals table - the nation's best ever performance outside Glasgow 2014.

In Pictures: Team Scotland’s gold medal winners at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham Craig Watson via Team Scotland

Team Scotland have enjoyed a golden Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

It has been the nation’s most successful performance outside of Glasgow 2014, with Scottish athletes winning 13 gold medals, alongside 11 silver and 27 bronze, for a total of 51.

It means Scotland finished sixth in the medals table, just two short of the record tally achieved at Glasgow eight years ago.

Here’s a look at the athletes who are bringing gold back home this summer.

Duncan Scott – Swimming

Duncan Scott claimed revenge on English rival Tom Dean by beating him to victory in the men’s 200 metres freestyle final.

Scott had missed out to Dean in the Olympic final in Tokyo last year but triumphed on Saturday night in a time of one minute 45.02 seconds, with Dean taking silver for England in 1:45.41.

The 25-year-old won a total of five medals at the Birmingham Games, claiming another gold in the 200 metres individual medley, as well as bronze medals for the 400 metres individual medley, 100 metres freestyle, the 4×200 metres freestyle and the 4×100 metres medley.

Sarah Adlington – Judo

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Sarah Adlington won gold in the +78kg category – becoming the first Scottish judoka to win two Commonwealth golds following her success at Glasgow 2014.

Adlington fought back to beat India’s Tulika Maan in the final.

Neil Fachie and Lewis Stewart – Cycling

Alex Broadway via Team Scotland

Neil Fachie won Scotland’s first medal of the Games – setting a new Commonwealth record of 59.938 seconds in the 1,000m tandem time trial.

Fachie won alongside pilot Lewis Stewart to secure his fifth Commonwealth gold, bringing him level with lawn bowler Alex Marshall as Scotland’s most successful Commonwealth athlete.

Eilish McColgan – 10,000 metres

Eilish and Liz McColgan.STV News

In one of the most dramatic moments of the games, Eilish McColgan emulated her mother Liz’s triumph in the 10,000 metres.

Eilish won gold in a record time of 30:48:60 to match Liz, who won the same title in a Scotland vest in 1986 and 1990.

The 31-year-old also won the silver medal in the women’s 5,000m final and was named Scotland’s flag carrier for the closing ceremony on Monday night.

Laura Muir – 1,500 metres

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Laura Muir stormed to 1,500m gold to collect her second medal of the Commonwealth Games.

The 29-year-old crossed the line in four minutes 02.75 seconds, ahead of Northern Ireland’s Ciara Mageean and Australia’s Abbey Caldwell.

Earlier in the Games, Muir secured her first ever Commonwealth medal with 800m bronze after an appeal over the photo finish from Jamaica was rejected.

Garry Brown and Kevin Wallace – Lawn bowls

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Kevin Wallace and Garry Brown triumphed in the Commonwealth Games Para pairs bowls.

They beat Australia 16-7 in Leamington Spa to earn Scotland’s second bowls medal of the day.

Pauline Wilson and Rosemary Lenton – Lawn bowls

Pauline Wilson and Rosemary Lenton beat their Australian opponents 17-5 in the Para-lawn bowls B6-B8 to claim gold. 

Lenton, 72, briefly held the record of oldest gold medallist in Commonwealth history, until her para-bowls teammate George Miller was victorious two days later.

Robert Barr, Sarah Jane Ewing, Melanie Inness and George Miller – Lawn bowls

George Miller became the oldest Commonwealth gold medallist in the Games’ history after winning the para-bowls mixed pairs final.

Miller is director for visually impaired bowler Melanie Innes who, along with Robert Barr and his director Sarah Jane Ewing, beat Wales 16-9 in the B2/B3 final.

Sam Hickey, Sean Lazzerini and Reese Lynch – Boxing

Sam HickeyTeam Scotland

Reese Lynch squeezed a split-decision victory over Louis Collin of Mauritius to make Scottish boxing history as the team confirmed three gold medals at the same Commonwealth Games for the first time.

The 21-year-old light-welterweight earned the verdict on all but one of the five judges’ cards to emulate his compatriots Sam Hickey and Sean Lazzerini, who won their respective bouts earlier on Sunday.

As a result, Scottish Boxing secured its best medal haul in 36 years.

Sean Lazzerini Craig Watson via Team Scotland

Lynch withstood a cut in the final round and earned a verdict that did not prove universally popular with the capacity crowd at the NEC, many of whom thought the clever Mauritian had done enough to deny the Scot his historic moment.

Hickey, 22, edged an even closer middleweight final over Australia’s Callum Peters, holding off a strong comeback in the last round from his opponent, while 25-year-old Lazzerini also got a split decision verdict in his light-heavyweight final against Taylor Bevan of Wales.

Reese LynchTeam Scotland

Grace Reid and James Heatly – Diving

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James Heatly and Grace Reid took the gold in the mixed synchronised 3m springboard.

The pair sprung to the top of the rankings with a near-flawless final dive for a 74.40 point score, lifting them onto a total of 306.00.

Both Heatly, 25, and Reid, 26, had missed out on medals in the individual events, but came out on top in the first time mixed-gender synchronised diving has been contested at the Games.

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