Tia-Clair Toomey gold medal

Known as the fittest women on Earth, Toomey sealed a dramatic victory in the women’s 58kg weightlifting category.

She claimed gold with the last lift of the competition, a 114kg clean and jerk giving her a 1kg win over second placed Canadian Tali Darsigny.

England defeats Diamonds for gold

It was the victory no one saw coming but it was a victory needed to shine the light on the new challengers in world netball

England defeated Australia in the last second claiming a 52-51 victory.

It was a moment of first in the final; it was the first time Australia nor New Zealand would be taking home the gold medal, it was the first time England had made it to the gold medal match and their first gold medal of a Commonwealth Games netball.

Sullohern, Hills and Wellings all class are 10,000m

While the rest of the 19 athletes filed off the track, Australians Celia Sullohern, Madeline Hills and Eloise Wellings remained on the track cheering on Lesotho's Lineo Chaka who was coming last in the event.

It was an act of sportsmanship no one is likely to forget.

Stratton silver medal

It was only four years ago that long jumper Brooke Stratton missed the Glasgow Commonwealth Games with a stress fracture in her back.

It looked like Stratton wouldn't make the Gold Coast Games after doctors discovered stress fractures in her foot but she was determined to make it out onto Carrara Stadium.

While she clinched the silver, the medal meant everything to her as she embraced her dad, who is her coach, who was in tears.

Mitchell cliches gold

There wasn't a dry eye for those viewers watching Kathryn Mitchell finally win a gold medal in the javelin.

Mitchell broke the Commonwealth Games and Australian record on her first javelin throw and no one was able to catch her. 

She broke down in tears after realising she had won a medal.

Mitchell has never won a Games medal having finished sixth in Melbourne, fifth at the Delhi 2010 Games and fourth at Glasgow 2014.

Her throw of 68.92m was the longest throw in the world for five years. 

Duffy triumph in triathlon 

The world number one was the favourite for the gold medal as the first event of the Games begun.

It was Bermuda's first female Commonwealth Games gold medal and only their second gold ever with the first in Auckland 1990 games.

Jade Jones first para-triathlon winner

For an athlete who couldn't swim 18 months ago, Jade Jones should determination and practice always pays off.

Jones became the first women’s Para Triathlon champion in Commonwealth Games history.

She is a two-time Paralympic wheelchair racer but after watching the Para-triathlon at the Rio Paralympics, Jones took up the sport.

Lawn bowls gold for Fours

For the first time in more than 12 years, Australia has a gold medal in the lawn bowls.

Kelsey Cottrell, Carla Krizanic, Rebecca van Asch and Natasha Scott have led Australia's women's team to victory over defending Commonwealth Games gold medalist South Africa. 

Caster Semenya does the double 

South Africa’s Caster Semenya smashed the 800m Games record and become only the third woman in Games history to complete the 800 and 1500m double.

Semenya has not been beaten in the 1500m since 2015.

It's hard to believe that this is her first Games but it could all come crashing down in a few months time if the IAAF has their way. 

Melissa Wu has gold

12 years on from competing at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games as a 13-year-old, Melissa Wu finally claimed an international individual gold medal after clinching the win in the 10m Platform.

Wu took silver in the synchro and finished fifth in the individual in Melbourne before taking silver in Delhi but finishing 11th in Glasgow.