David Carry became the first Scottish swimmer to win two Commonwealth gold medals since David Wilkie in 1974 and vowed to use his achievement as a stepping stone to greater success.

Carry kept in touch through the opening 300 metres of the men's 400m medley final - by his own admission his weaker disciplines - and then took charge with his favoured freestyle to overhaul home favourite Travis Nederpelt.

Carry came home in 4min 15.98sec and was followed home by Scottish team-mate Euan Dale, who claimed silver with a time of 4:17:15. Nederpelt took the bronze.