Relive all the action from Gold Coast 201828 March 2018 Swim England News
Team England had a successful campaign at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, finishing second overall behind hosts Australia.
In the diving we finished top of the medal table with a total of eight medals. In the swimming competition, we finished second with 24 medals.
Overall, Team England secured 136 medals. Swimming and diving contributed almost a quarter of the total medal haul – a great achievement!
We now look forward to the next Games which will be on home turf… Birmingham 2022!
Relive the Gold Coast 2018 on Swimming.org
Read back our live blogs as well as our reports from the English swimmers and divers at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Laugher wins hat-trick as England top medal table
Double Olympic medallist Jack Laugher starred with a hat-trick of golds as England topped the diving medal table in Australia.
The English men also tasted success in the platform events, with Olympic bronze medallists Tom Daley and Dan Goodfellow winning synchro gold.
Matthew Dixon and Noah Williams took silver behind their teammates, while Dixon also won individual silver.
Lois Toulson won bronze in the women’s platform while Katherine Torrance and Alicia Blagg combined for 3m Synchro silver.
Nine golds for English swimmers
Team England’s young swimming team took the Games by storm as they walked away with an impressive 24 medals, nine of which were gold.
Finally, Ben Proud won the 50m Freestyle title for the second successive Commonwealth Games, lowering the British record in the process.
In the para-swimming events, Tom Hamer set a world record to win the S14 200m Freestyle title, while Ellie Robinson and Alice Tai also topped the podium in the S7 50m Fly and S9 100m Back respectively.