Monday, 4 August 2014

Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games referred to as the friendly games, The first games were held in 1930 in Hamilton, Canada where 11 countries sent 400 Athletes to take part in six sports and 59 events. Edinburgh hosted the games in 1970 and 1986. The 2002 in Manchester saw for the first time full medal events for Elite Athletes.

The first Commonwealth games were held in 1930 in Hamilton In Canada where 11 counties sent 400 athletes to take part in 6 sports and 59 events. The Commonwealth is a unique family of 53 developed and developing countries, This event has taken place in different countries and also places every 4 years.

These are the sports they play in the Commonwealth Games, Athletics, Table Tennis, Cycling Mountain Bikes, Triathlon, Squash, Cycling Road, Gymnastics Artistics, Netball, Rugby Sevens, Cycling Track, Diving, Powerlifting, Badminton, Shooting, Lawn Bowls, Hockey, Wrestling, Judo, Boxing, Swimming, Gymnastics Rhythmic and lat of all weight lifting.

The country that has the most Gold Medals are England with a total of 58 gold medals, The second country with the most Gold Medals are New Zealand with a total of 14 gold medals, There are alot of countries after the gold medals. The 3rd place ets a bronze medal, The 2nd place gets a silver medal and last of all the 1st place gets a godl medal.

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