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Drouin, Theisen-Eaton win track and field gold at Commonwealth Games

Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Canada, right, celebrates her first-place finish with compatriot Jessica Zelinka after the women's heptathlon at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 30, 2014.


Canada's Brianne Theisen-Eaton and Derek Drouin added two more tack and field medals for Canada on Wednesday at the Commonwealth Games.

Theisen-Eaton, a 25-year-old from Humboldt, Sask., won gold in the heptathlon with a score of 6,597. Teammate Jessica Zelinka, 32, from London, Ont., won the silver with a score of 6,270.

England's Jessica Taylor won bronze with 5,826.

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Theisen-Eaton won a silver in the event at the 2013 world championships in Moscow.

Drouin, from Corunna, Ont., won with a jump of 2.31 metres, while Mike Mason, from Nanoose Bay, B.C., came third at 2.25 metres.

Kyriakos Ioannou of Cyprus came second at 2.28 metres.

Julie Labonte of Ste-Justine, Que., captured a bronze medal in shot put to make it five medals for Canada at the track Wednesday.

Labonte threw 17.58 metres. Valerie Adams of New Zealand won the gold with 19.88, while Cleopatra Borel of Trinidad & Tobago was second with 18.57.

Drouin won bronze in the high jump at the 2012 London Olympics and at the 2013 world championships.

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