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Damian Warner of Canada celebrates finishing in first place in the men's decathlon at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 29, 2014. (JIM YOUNG/REUTERS)
Damian Warner of Canada celebrates finishing in first place in the men's decathlon at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, July 29, 2014. (JIM YOUNG/REUTERS)

Canada’s Damian Warner wins decathlon gold at Commonwealth Games Add to ...

Canada’s Damian Warner has won gold in the decathlon at the Commonwealth Games.

The 24-year-old from London, Ont., recorded a score of 8,282 for the victory that comes a year after he won bronze at the world championships.

It was Warner’s first decathlon of the season. He was sidelined earlier in the year with a leg injury.

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Hammer-thrower James Steacy of Lethbridge, Alta., also won gold Tuesday with a toss of 74.16 metres.

Kate Van Buskirk of Brampton, Ont., also made the podium, winning bronze in the women’s 1,500 in 4:09.41.

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