Commonwealth Games: Pudsey's Nile Wilson claims his third gold medal

PUDSEY'S Nile Wilson won his third gold medal of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with victory in the men's high bar final in Corooma.

Monday, 9th April 2018, 10:08 am
Updated Monday, 9th April 2018, 10:46 am
England's Nile Wilson (right) with his gold medal, Canada's Cory Paterson with his silver medal (centre) and England's James Hall with his bronze medal won in the Men's Horizontal Bar at the Commonwealth Games.

Wilson’s score of 14.533 was half a point down on his qualifying mark but still enough to beat team-mate James Hall, who shared silver with Canada’s Cory Paterson.

It means the Leeds 22-year-old will leave Australia with a total of five medals having won silver on the parallel bars earlier today.

Wilson said: “It’s been an incredible week and I’m very exhausted right now.

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England's Nile Wilson.

“It’s a massive stepping-stone for the future. Some of the scores we put out this week as a team is exciting in terms of world level gymnastics.

“I delivered again and I’m so happy and buzzing. I can’t wait for the Europeans and the Worlds, but I will be celebrating for the next six days.”

Pudsey's Nile Wilson on the Men's Rings.
England's Nile Wilson.
Pudsey's Nile Wilson on the Men's Rings.