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Canada adds five medals at Commonwealth Games split between wrestling and diving


Canada has added a handful of medals to its tally at the Commonwealth Games.


Diver Mia Vallee of Beaconsfield, Que., won gold in the women's one-metre springboard for Canada's best result on Friday, with four freestyle wrestlers also reaching the podium.


Ana Godinez-Gonzalez of Surrey, B.C., and Toronto's Lachlan McNeil both earned silver and Montreal's Alex Moore and Hannah Taylor of Cornwall, P.E.I., each took bronze.


Vallee earned 291.85 points to take top prize in her event, besting Australia's Brittany Mae O'Brien (279.60) and England's Amy Elisabeth Rollinson (272.00).


Godinez-Gonzalez dropped a 4-4 decision to India's Sakshi Malik in the final of the women's freestyle 62-kilogram final.


McNeil lost to India's Bajrang Punia 9-2 in the men's 65-kilogram final.


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