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Adam Gemili wins silver at Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park, Glasgow

29 July 2014
by Gareth Arnold

Dartford athlete Adam Gemili has won silver at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this evening.

The former Dartford Grammar School for Boys pupil came second in the 100m after Jamaican Kemar Bailey-Cole, beating Nickel Ashmeade by 0.02 seconds.

After seeing his time on the big screen Gemili dropped to his knees in front of a rapturous audience at Hampden Park.

Gemili celebrates his silver medal Picture Ian WaltonGetty Images

Gemili celebrates his silver medal Picture: Ian Walton/Getty Images

He told BBC Sport: "This is my first senior medal. I'm speechless. There's so much preparation that goes into running 10 seconds - my team put a lot of work in behind the scenes."

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