Malawi at the 2018 Commonwealth Games

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Malawi at the
2018 Commonwealth Games
Flag of Malawi.svg
CGF codeMAW
CGAOlympic and Commonwealth Games Association of Malawi
in Gold Coast, Australia
Competitors19 in 2 sports
Flag bearer Joyce Mvula
Commonwealth Games appearances (overview)
British Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games

Malawi competed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia from April 4 to April 15, 2018.[1]

Netball athlete Joyce Mvula was the country's flag bearer during the opening ceremony.[2]

Competitors[edit]

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics (track and field) 7 0 7
Netball N/A 12 12
Total 7 12 19

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Dalitso Gunde 400 m 51.59 8 Did not advance
Golden Gunde 48.39 6 Did not advance
Benedicto Makumba 800 m 1:57.22 9 N/A Did not advance
Chauncy Master 5000 m N/A 14:50.25 15
Grevazio Mpani N/A 14:30.66 13
Kefasi Chitsala 10000 m N/A 29:21.68 12
Happy Ndacha Mchenlenje Marathon N/A 2:45:31 17

Netball[edit]

Malawi qualified a netball team by virtue of being ranked in the top 11 (excluding the host nation, Australia) of the INF World Rankings on July 1, 2017.[3][4][5]

Roster
Pool B
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  England 5 5 0 0 342 202 +140 10 Semi-finals
2  New Zealand 5 3 0 2 292 235 +57 6
3  Uganda 5 3 0 2 287 248 +39 6 Classification matches
4  Malawi 5 3 0 2 277 284 −7 6
5  Scotland 5 1 0 4 195 289 −94 2
6  Wales 5 0 0 5 215 350 −135 0
Updated to match(es) played on 11 April 2018. Source: GC2018


6 April 2018
18:30
Report Malawi   49–74  England    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Marc Henning
Jono Bredin
Reserve umpire: Maria van der Merwe
Kumwenda Goals scored 31/33 (94%)
Mvula Goals scored 10/11 (91%)
Chimaliro Goals scored 7/7 (100%)
Simtowe Goals scored 1/3 (33%)
Harten Goals scored 48/54 (89%)
Housby Goals scored 14/18 (78%)
Corbin Goals scored 6/7 (86%)
Haythornthwaite Goals scored 6/7 (86%)

7 April 2018
13:00
Report Uganda   54–52  Malawi    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Joshua Bowring
Gary Burgess
Reserve umpire: Jono Bredin
Proscovia Goals scored 35/38 (92%)
Nanyonga Goals scored 19/21 (90%)
Kumwenda Goals scored 43/47 (91%)
Chimaliro Goals scored 8/10 (80%)
Simtow Goals scored 1/1 (100%)

8 April 2018
18:30
Report Malawi   57–53  New Zealand    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Joshua Bowring
Gary Burgess
Reserve umpire: Theresa Prince
Kumwenda Goals scored 41/46 (89%)
Chimaliro Goals scored 16/20 (80%)
Folau Goals scored 31/39 (79%)
Selby-Rickit Goals scored 15/17 (88%)
Mes Goals scored 7/12 (58%)
Ekenasio Goals scored 0/2 (0%)

10 April 2018
15:00
Report Scotland   50–51  Malawi    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Jono Bredin
Lisa McPhail
Reserve umpire: Kristie Simpson
Goodwin Goals scored 38/42 (90%)
Gallagher Goals scored 12/15 (80%)
Kumwenda Goals scored 44/47 (94%)
Chimaliro Goals scored 7/8 (88%)

11 April 2018
19:00
Report Malawi   68–53  Wales    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Joshua Bowring
Jono Bredin
Reserve umpire: Jackie Mizon
Kumwenda Goals scored 47/50 (94%)
Chimaliro Goals scored 18/18 (100%)
Simtowe Goals scored 3/4 (75%)
Lewis Goals scored 41/53 (77%)
Llewlyn Goals scored 9/10 (90%)
Moseley Goals scored 3/5 (60%)
Seventh place match
12 April 2018
14:00
Report Malawi   60–52  Northern Ireland    Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Umpires: Kristie Simpson
Theresa Prince
Reserve umpire: Jono Bredin
Kumwenda Goals scored 48/51 (94%)
Chimaliro Goals scored 8/10 (80%)
Mvula Goals scored 4/7 (57%)
L. Bowman Goals scored 33/38 (87%)
K. Bowman Goals scored 9/11 (82%)
Lennon Goals scored 6/9 (67%)
McCullough Goals scored 4/7 (57%)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "71 Nations and Territories. 6 Continents. 2 Billion citizens. 1 commonwealth family". www.gc2018.com/. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  2. ^ Faiti, Osma (17 March 2018). "Joyce Mvula named Malawi's flag bearer at Commonwealth Games". Nyasa Times. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  3. ^ Pavitt, Michael (25 July 2017). "Uganda to make Commonwealth Games netball debut at Gold Coast 2018". Insidethegames.biz. Dunsar Media. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  4. ^ Dakin, Rebecca (24 July 2017). "Competing nations announced for GC2018 Netball Competition". www.mygc.com.au/. myGC. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  5. ^ "International Netball Federation: 2018 Commonwealth Games". Retrieved 17 April 2017.