Colombia topped the medals table on day one of the World Games ©Olympic Committee of Colombia

Colombia won a total of seven medals, including four golds to take the overall lead on day one of the Birmingham 2022 World Games.

The early leaders claimed one silver medal and two bronzes along with the four titles.

Hungary are second with three golds, two silvers and three bronze medals while Japan are currently placed third on the table with three golds, one silver and one bronze.

One of Colombia's golds came in the men's surface relay 4x50 metres finswimming event as they finished in 1min 0.1sec.

China came in second in 1:01.33 and Germany bagged the last podium place in 1:01.54.

Andres Mauricio Jiminez also clinched gold in 43.35sec in the men's 500m final in speed skating with Italy's Duccio Marsili and Chinese Taipei's Li-Yang Kuo finishing second and third in 43.38 and 43.48 respectively.

Speed skating gave more joy for the medal leaders when Geiny Carmela Pajaro Guzman cruised to the finish line in 18.89 to win the women's time trial 200m final.

Once again, Italy and Chinese Taipei got silver and bronze when Asja Varani finished in 19.02 before Chen Ying-Chu in 19.05.

The final gold for the country came in the women's point elimination speed skating 10,000m final.

Johan Viveros Mondragon took gold in front of France's Marine Claire Renee Lefeuvre in second and Gabriel Vargas Sarmiento of Ecuador in third.

The Hungarians got all three of their victories in finswimming with Peter Holoda placing first in the men's bi fins 100m final in 42.35.

Poland's Szymon Kropidlowski secured silver before Christos loannis Bonias of Greece.

In the men's surface 400m final, Hungarian Alex Mozsar was a cut above the rest, winning the gold in 2:56.87.

South Korea's Yoon Young-joong finished second in 2:57.76 with Mozsar's compatriot Adam Bukor completing the podium in 2:57.83.

The last of Hungary's gold medals from day one came in the women's bi fins 50m final as Petra Senanszky cruised to victory in 20.54 in front of South Korea's Choi Min-ji and Senanszky's compatriot Krisztine Varga.

The Japanese dominated powerlifting and karate events in Birmingham - first Kazumasa Moto won the men's kata event by beating Spain's Olympic silver medallist Damian Quintero in the gold medal match.

Gakuji Tozaki of the United States got the better of Mattia Busato of Italy for bronze.

Japan's Yusuke Satake emerged as the champion by lifting a total of 785 kilograms in the men's lightweight powerlifting final.

Tsung-Ting Hsieh of Chinese Taipei finished with a best of 775kg before France's Hassan El Belghiti got bronze with a lift of 765kg.

The women's lightweight powerlifting final saw Yukako Fukushima top the podium.

Poland's Zuzanna Kula and Ukraine's Anastasiia Derevianko got silver and bronze respectively.