Commonwealth Games 2018: Tasmania’s Kaity Fassina wins Games silver on dfay five

Australian weightlifter Kaitlyn Fassina has won silver in the women's 90kg category at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

The 27-year-old Tasmanian debutant led the field at the halfway point following a top snatch of 104kg, after Fijian favourite Eileen Cikamatana twice failed at 107kg.

But Cikamatana stepped up in the clean and jerk, trumping Fassina's 128kg in her first lift to knock the Aussie out of contention.

Meanwhile another Taswegian, Invermay’s Rebecca Van Asch is also a Commonwealth Games gold medallist.

In a near three-hour final at Broadbeach Bowls Club, the 30-year-old Bowls Tasmania chief executive joined Carla Krizanic, Natasha Scott and Kelsey Cottrell in defeating South Africa 18-16 in the women’s four final on Monday.

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Australians Celia Sullohern, Madeline Hills, Eloise Wellings congratulate Lineo Chaka of Lesotho after Chaka came last in the women's 10000m final day five of the XXI Commonwealth Games. Pic: AAP Image/Dean Lewins

Australians Celia Sullohern, Madeline Hills, Eloise Wellings congratulate Lineo Chaka of Lesotho after Chaka came last in the women's 10000m final day five of the XXI Commonwealth Games. Pic: AAP Image/Dean Lewins