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Result: Matt Glaetzer redeems himself with time trial gold

Australia's Matt Glaetzer breaks the Games record on the way to gold in the 1000m time trial, just a day after his shock exit from the sprint.

Australia's Matt Glaetzer has bounced back from a shock exit in the men's sprint event by winning gold in the 1000m time trial at the Commonwealth Games this evening.

Glaetzer's defeat in the heats of the sprint - an event in which he was hot favourite to win gold - was one of the major talking points from the first Saturday of competition, but the 25-year-old responded with a Games record to end his Commonwealth campaign on a high.

The home favourite crossed the line in 59.340 to beat the previous record mark by more than one second, surpassing New Zealand's Edward Dawkins who had earlier become the first man in Commonwealth history to break the one-minute barrier.

Dawkins - who won bronze in the event in Delhi eight years ago - was forced to settle for a silver medal this time around, completing his set from these Games having also won gold as part of the team sprint and bronze in the keirin.

Scotland's Callum Skinner finished third to claim the bronze, narrowly beating Zac Williams of New Zealand to earn his place on the podium.

The English trio of Joseph Truman, Kian Emadi and Daniel Bigham never troubled the medals, meanwhile, finishing eighth, 12th and 15th respectively.

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