August 1, 2014 1:05 pm

Morgan, Black win gymnastics gold

Gold medalist Scott Morgan of Canada poses during the medal ceremony for the Men's Vault Final at SSE Hydro during Day 9 of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 1, 2014 in Scotland.

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GLASGOW – Canada’s Scott Morgan and Ellie Black have each won gymnastics gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Morgan, a 25-year-old from North Vancouver, B.C., won the men’s vault with a score 14.733 points for the victory. He now has two gold medals and one silver at the Games.

Kristian Thomas of England won the silver with 14.499. Singapore’s Wah Toon Hoe was the bronze medallist with 14.195.

Black, an 18-year-old from Halifax, captured gold in the women’s balance beam with a score of 14.900. She added a bronze in the floor, to give a medal of each colour in Glasgow.

Mary Anne Monckton of Australia won the silver on the beam with 13.666, while Georgina Hockenhull claimed the bronze with 13.466.

Claudia Fragapane won the women’s floor with 14.541, while Australia’s Lauren Mitchell was second with 13.833. Black scored 13.666.

© The Canadian Press, 2014

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