Papua New Guinea swimmer

Kalate splashes on his birthday on day 2

The packed arena added to the exciting atmosphere as the swimming competition went into its second day of competition.

Kalate, debuting for PNG at the Commonwealth Games, contested the men’s 100m breastroke heat and swam in a time of 1.08.11.

Fellow swimmers Sam Seghers, Joshua Tarere and Ashley Seeto also contested in their individual events yesterday with Seghers in the men’s 200m freestyle, Tarere in the 100m freestyle and Seeto also in the men’s 100m breaststroke.