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FILE PHOTO: Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev gestures as he attends the Russian premiere of the documentary film "Meeting Gorbachev" in Moscow, Russia November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva/File Photo

The final premier of the Soviet Union has died aged 91 leaving behind a complex legacy divided upon the lines of the Cold War he inadvertently helped end.

Oliver Povey

As Thursday came to a close, China and Japan were joint leaders in the medals table, both on 15 golds. China lead in silver medals (7-4) and bronze (9-6), writes Alfredo Relaño.

ByAlfredo Relaño