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Result: Katie Archibald completes majors set with Commonwealth Games gold medal

Scotland's Katie Archibald adds her first Commonwealth Games title to her Olympic, world and European crowns in the 3000m individual pursuit.

Scotland cyclist Katie Archibald has won her first Commonwealth Games gold medal courtesy of victory in the women's 3000m individual pursuit final this evening.

The 24-year-old already had one Olympic title, three world crowns and 10 European golds to her name, and she has now completed the set of majors with her triumph on the Gold Coast.

Archibald made a statement of intent in the heats by breaking the Games record earlier in the day, and while she was more than two seconds slower in the final, she still did enough to beat home favourite Rebecca Wiasak.

There was nothing in it over the opening two kilometres, but Archibald began to pull away in the final 1000m to eventually finish in 3:26.088 - almost a second-and-a-half quicker than Wiasak.

While host nation Australia were beaten to gold, they did claim two spots on the podium as Annette Edmondson narrowly pipped compatriot Ashlee Ankudinoff to bronze.

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