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Commonwealth Games - Glasgow 2014

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  • Adam George Peaty
    Adam Peaty British swimmer who competes at international level for Great Britain and England in breaststroke. Peaty won two gold medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the 100 metre breaststroke an...
  • Eilish McColgan
    Eilish McColgan (born 25 November 1990) is a Scottish middle-distance athlete who specialises in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She is the daughter of former 10,000 metres World Champion and Olympic sil...
  • David Russell Weir, MBE
    David Russell Weir MBE ( born 5 June 1979) is an elite British Paralympic wheelchair athlete from London, England. Leg amputee from birth David Weir currently holds the British record at all track di...
  • Roland Mark Schoeman
    Born in Pretoria, Schoeman first took an interest in the sport when he was 13, and began to compete three years later.[6] He has said that he began swimming to show a girl how interested he was in her....
  • Bradley Marc Wiggins
    Bradley Marc Wiggins , CBE (born 28 April 1980) is a British professional track and road cyclist, riding for the UCI ProTeam Team Sky. He won the 2012 Tour de France, becoming the first British winner ...

The 2014 Commonwealth Games (officially the XX Commonwealth Games) were held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014.

It was the largest multi-sport event ever held in Scotland with around 4,950 athletes from 71 different nations and territories competing in 17 different sports

Results

Results have not been added in detail but where GENi profiles exist for medalists or other competitors these are linked to the project.

Full results can be seen at http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/commonwealth-games/27066288

Full Medal Table

Medal counts are being added to the countries below.

Board of the Organising Committee

... has two representatives from each of the members of the Games partners, as well as an athlete representative and four independent directors.

  • Colin Hood Independent Director
  • Francesca Osowska The Scottish Government - sits on the Glasgow 2014 Board, as a representative of the Scottish Government. Francesca was appointed as the Scottish Government's Director for Housing, Regeneration and the Commonwealth Games on 5 January 2011.
  • John Mason The Scottish Government - represents the Scottish Government on the Glasgow 2014 Board. John took up his current post of Director of Business in April 2010 covering, enterprise and tourism, innovation and industries and European structural funds.
  • Eileen Gallagher Independent Director on the Glasgow 2014 Board, and brings an extensive knowledge of broadcasting and media to the mix.
  • Rhona Simpson athlete representative on the Glasgow 2014 Board. Her sporting experience as a hockey player includes competing in three Commonwealth Games (Kuala Lumpur 1998, Manchester 2002 and Melbourne 2006) and two Olympic Games (Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000).
  • Alan Mitchelson Independent Director on the Glasgow 2014 Board. He is the Legal and Commercial Director of the Weir Group. Alan joined the Weir Group in 2000. He is part of the executive team which has restructured the business, made a number of key acquisitions and last year delivered record profits. His responsibilities include risk management and corporate governance which is particularly relevant to Glasgow 2014
  • Dr. Bridget McConnell - represents Glasgow City Council
  • Cllr. Archie Graham has represented the Langside Ward since the Council was formed in 1995, and is the Council’s Executive Member for Culture and Sport, with responsibility within the Council for the delivery of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
  • Sir Bill Gammell founded Cairn Energy and was Chief Executive from the Company’s initial listing in 1988 until 30 June 2011. Sir Bill assumed the role of non-executive Chairman on 1 July 2011.
  • Michael Cavanagh trained as a PE teacher and worked for 18 years in public sector sport and leisure management. He currently manages the East of Scotland Institute of Sport, part of the performance sports network in Scotland. Chairman of CGS and has been a CGS board member since 2003
  • Louise Martin CBE Vice Chair of the Organising Committee, and represents Commonwealth Games Scotland on the Glasgow 2014 Board, in her capacity as the Immediate Past Chair. She has a long and ongoing association with the Games as an athlete, team manager and administrator. Her leadership role in bringing the Games to Glasgow during the Bid was crucial.
  • TheRt Hon The Lord Smith of Kelvin, KT Lord Robert Smith was appointed Chairman of the Organising Committee in February 2008. He is one of Scotland's leading business figures and Chairman of both SSE and the UK Green Investment Bank. He was knighted in 1999 for services to the National Museums of Scotland and was recently appointed to the Order of the Thistle - the highest honour in Scotland. He holds honorary degrees from the universities of Edinburgh (1999), Glasgow (2001) and Paisley (2003) and became a member of the House of Lords in 2008 as an Independent Crossbench Peer.

The Executive Team

  • Ty Speer - Deputy Chief Executive
  • Ian Reid Chief Financial Officer
  • Brian Nourse Chief Information Officer
  • Gordon Arthur Chief Communications Officer
  • David Grevemberg Chief Executive

Participating Commonwealth countries and territories

Anguilla

Antigua and Barbuda

Australia 2nd - 49 Gold; 42 Silver; 46 Bronze. = 137

Bahamas 0 Gold; 2 Silver; 0 Bronze. = 3

Bangladesh 0 Gold; 1 Silver; 0 Bronze. = 1

Barbados 0 Gold; 0 Silver; 1 Bronze. = 1

Belize

Bermuda

Botswana 20th - 1 Gold; 0 Silver; 0 Bronze. = 1

British Virgin Islands

Brunei

Cameroon 17th - 1 Gold; 3 Silver; 3 Bronze. = 7

Canada 3rd - 32 Gold; 16 Silver; 34 Bronze. = 82

Cayman Islands

Cook Islands

Cyprus 14th - 2 Gold; 4 Silver; 2 Bronze. = 8

Dominica

1st - England 58 Gold; 59 Silver; 57 Bronzes = 174

Falkland Islands

Fiji 0 Gold; 0 Silver; 1 Bronze. = 1

Ghana 0 Gold; 0 Silver; 2 Bronze. = 2

Gibraltar

Grenada 19th - 1 Gold; 0 Silver; 1 Bronze. = 2

Guernsey

Guyana

India 5th - 15 Gold; 30 Silver; 19 Bronze. = 64

Isle of Man 0 Gold; 1 Silver; 0 Bronze. = 1

Jamaica 10th - 10 Gold; 4 Silver; 8 Bronze. = 22

Jersey

Kenya 9th - 10 Gold; 10 Silver; 5 Bronze. = 25

Kiribati 1 Gold; 0 Silver; 1 Bronze. = 1

Lesotho

Malawi

Malaysia 12th - 6 Gold; 7 Silver; 6 Bronze. = 19

Maldives

Malta

Mauritius 0 Gold; 1 Silver; 1 Bronze. = 2

Montserrat

Mozambique 0 Gold; 1 Silver; 1 Bronze. = 2

Namibia 0 Gold; 1 Silver; 2 Bronze. = 3

Nauru 0 Gold; 1 Silver; 0 Bronze. = 1

New Zealand 6th - 14 Gold; 14 Silver; 17 Bronze. = 45

Nigeria 8th - 11 Gold; 11 Silver; 14 Bronze. = 36

Niue

Norfolk Island

Northern Ireland 15th - 2 Gold; 3 Silver; 7 Bronze. = 12

Pakistan 0 Gold; 3 Silver; 1 Bronze. = 4

Papua New Guinea 16th - 2 Gold; 1 Silver; 0 Bronze. = 2

Rwanda

Saint Helena

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia 0 Gold; 0 Silver; 1 Bronze. = 1

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Samoa 0 Gold; 1 Silver; 1 Bronze. = 3

Scotland 4th (hosts) 19 Gold; 15 Silver; 19 Bronze. = 53

Seychelles

Sierra Leone

Singapore 11th - 8 Gold; 5 Silver; 4 Bronze. = 17

Solomon Islands

South Africa 7th - 13 Gold; 10 Silver; 17 Bronze. = 40

Sri Lanka 0 Gold; 1 Silver; 0 Bronze. = 1

Swaziland

Tanzania

Tonga

Trinidad and Tobago 0 Gold; 3 Silver; 5 Bronze. = 8

Turks and Caicos Islands

Tuvalu

Uganda 18th 1 Gold; 0 Silver; 4 Bronze. = 5

Vanuatu

Wales 13th 5 Gold; 11 Silver; 20 Bronze. = 36

Zambia 0 Gold; 0 Silver; 2 Bronze. = 2

Disciplines

  • Aquatics
  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Men's Marathon
  • Women's Marathon
  • Long Jump
  • High Jump
  • Badminton
  • Boxing
  • Cycling
  • Mountain biking
  • Road
  • Track
  • Gymnastics
  • Artistic gymnastics
  • Rhythmic gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Judo
  • Lawn Bowls
  • Netball
  • Rugby sevens
  • Shooting
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
  • Freestyle

References and Sources