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Thirty-five countries sent a total of athletes and officials to Perth. Thanks to our friends at Universal Store, you will be able to charge up your phone for free! A friendly and cheerful atmosphere prevailed throughout the Games and in particular, the Edmonton Scottish Society provided a wonderful display of traditional Scots hospitality.
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He ran into the stadium for the last lap 15 minutes ahead of the field. Three boxing medals came home.
Track and field events were held under floodlights in the evening. A new record of 70 countries sent a total of 5, athletes and officials to the Kuala Lumpur Games.
Particularly notable was Duncan McLeod Wright's victory in the Marathon with a time of just under 2 hours and 44 minutes, while our Boxing and Swimming teams both made a considerable impact, with Ellen King winning three medals.
Australian soldiers were pressed into action, ferrying water to competing athletes. Take a look at the routes and pre-purchase your bus tickets here. Eleven countries sent a total of athletes to the Hamilton Games. Then called the British Empire Games, the sociological, cultural and political make-up of the Commonwealth movement has altered substantially since Twenty-nine of the competing nations succeeded in winning medals from a total of medals available.
Here are the areas in the UK we cover so far: Newly formed Malaysia and Nigeria made their first appearance. Nine sports were featured at the Perth Games - athletics, boxing, cycling, fencing, lawn bowls, rowing, swimming and diving, weightlifting and wrestling.
Women competed only in the swimming events. Scotland's team of athletes gave one of its best ever performances, winning 30 medals including six gold. Quarrie was to go on to win the m as well.
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A highlight of the Games was the inclusion of events for women in athletics, with careful consideration given not to include events that were considered 'too exhaustive'.
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Ten sports were featured at the second Edinburgh Games: The Athletes Village was located within three kilometres of the city centre. Do they have a healthy split between male and female members? Thanks to our friends at Universal Store, you will be able to charge up your phone for free!
Scotland won 25 medals including six gold, four of which were in athletics a feat which has not been matched since. Whilst Bendigo, the venue for the Commonwealth Youth Games, and Lilydale hosted two of the shooting disciplines the majority of the sports venues were located along the Yarra River and within the city precinct.
The day before the Perth Games opened the temperature was an expected 80 degrees Fahrenheit, but the heat was measured at degrees at the opening ceremony in the new Perry Lakes Stadium the following day and such extremes persisted throughout the Games' duration.
Australia headed the medals table with New Zealand claiming fourth place behind England and Canada.
Last minute festival outfits anyone?! Fifteen nations participated, involving a total of athletes and 43 officials.
Existing and new stadia was used to house the following sports: So we have once again put together a list of handy hints and tips for you to tick off before you hit the road on your GTM journey!
South Africa subsequently withdrew from the Commonwealth in for 30 years. Even so, Christchurch enchanted the watching world as a city of beautiful churches and gardens.