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Top 10 memorable moments: From weightlifters and boxers going berserk, to Kiwis getting emotional, this Comm Games had it all!

With the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast coming to an end, 1 NEWS NOW takes a look back at some of the memorable moments which made it so entertaining!

1: A defeated Zambian boxer launched an astonishing foul-mouthed tirade at his Australian rival, busting in on his opponent's interview by a TVNZ Te Karere reporter.

Liti won gold in the 105kg division and didn’t hesitate to help injured silver medallist Lautiti Lui. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games

2: Kiwi gold medal weightlifting hero David Liti showed great sportsmanship after his medal ceremony on Monday night, offering to assist his Samoan rival who was left in a wheelchair after injuring himself in the men's 105kg+ weightlifting final.

3: It wasn't all happy scenes at the Commonwealth Games weightlifting after Papua New Guinea lifter Steven Kari won gold in the 94kg category, his Canadian rival lost the plot backstage.

4: Kiwi swimming hero Sophie Pascoe collapsed after her gold medal win in the pool.

The Kiwi lifter failed in her attempts to lift a Commonwealth Games record 132kg. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games

5: Kiwi weightlifter Laurel Hubbard suffered a career ending injury going for a record lift.

Callum Hawkins of Scotland was overtaken by Australia's Michael Shelley close to the end of the race. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games

6: Shocking scenes engulfed the men's marathon at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, as the race leader collapsed to the ground in exhaustion.

Dame Valerie Adams spoke at a Commonwealth Games medal celebration about her life since Kimoana was born, offering the Prime Minister some words of advice. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games

7: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has Dame Valerie Adams to thank for a key piece of new parenting advice.

The Kiwi super heavyweight was jubilant after his performance tonight. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games

8: Kiwi weightlifter David Liti falls to his knees to share emotional hug with his coach after winning gold.

The Kiwi pair went down to India in a thrilling mixed doubles squash semi-final. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games

9: Joelle King consoled a disconsolate Paul Coll after their mixed doubles squash loss.

The Ferns' skipper couldn't hide her upset at today's defeat. Source: TVNZ | Commonwealth Games

10:Silver Ferns captain Katrina Grant couldn't hide her emotions, reduced to tears after New Zealand's 54-45 loss to England at the Commonwealth Games.


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