Canada’s Darsigny, Tuomela earn bronze medals on Day 3 of Commonwealth Games


BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom — Canada picked up a couple of bronze medals to kick off Day 3 at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Tali Darsigny of Sainte-Hyacinthe, Que., was third in the women’s weightlifting 59-kilogram class.

Jessica Tuomela of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., and her guide Emma Skaug raced to bronze in the Para triathlon.

Their medals bring Canada’s total to 13.

The Canadian team is aiming for a top-three finish on the medal table at the Games, which close on Aug. 8.

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