Jamaica has 3-gold, 5-silver and 4-bronze at the end day eight of the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Aisha Prought won Jamaica’s third gold of the Games.

The 28-year-old unleashed a furious late last-lap surge to upstage the Kenyan duo of Celliphine Chespol and defending champion Purity Kirui to claim gold in the women’s 3000-mETRES steeplechase. She won in a time of 9-minutes-and-21-seconds.

Meanwhile, Jamaica copped silver and bronze in the women’s 400-metre finals

Anastasia Le-Roy finished second in a personal best time of 50-point-57-seconds while Stephenie-Ann McPherson placed third.

McPherson finished the race in 50.93 seconds.

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And, all three Jamaicans advanced to the final of the women’s 200-metres.

Shericka Jackson, running in semi-final one, ran a personal best 22.28-seconds to win.

Elaine Thompson finished second in semi-final two in a time of 22.95-seconds, while Shashalee Forbes posted 22.93-seconds to finish second in semi-final three.

Warren Weir is the only Jamaican to advance to the final of the men’s 200-metres.

The 2012 Olympic 200-metres bronze medalist finished 4th in Semi-final one.

In badminton, Deniss Coke beat Kenya’s Victor Munga 2-0 in the men’s singles round of 32.

Katherine Wynter came up 2-0 winners in the women’s single.

The Sunshine Girls suffered their first defeat of the championships, going down 72-51 to favourites Australia.

This means the Girls will face England in the semi-finals on Saturday.

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