How many athletes competed in the 2014 Commonwealth Games?

How many athletes competed in the 2014 Commonwealth Games?

2014 Commonwealth Games

Logo of 2014 Commonwealth Games
Host city Glasgow
Athletes participating 4,947
Events 261 in 18 sports
Opening ceremony 23 July

How many athletes attended the first Commonwealth Games?

400 athletes
The 1930 British Empire Games were the first of what later become known as the Commonwealth Games, and were held in Hamilton, in the province of Ontario in Canada from 16–23 August 1930. Eleven countries sent a total of 400 athletes to the Hamilton Games.

Who won the Commonwealth Games 2014?

Medal Standings Glasgow 2014

Country Gold Silver
England 58 59
Australia 49 42
Canada 32 16
Scotland 19 15

Who won the gold medal at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games India?

Grenada won its first Commonwealth Games gold medal in the men’s 400 metres. South African swimmer Chad le Clos won the most medals, a total of seven including two gold, one silver and four bronze. Canadian rhythmic gymnast Patricia Bezzoubenko won the most gold medals with five in addition to a bronze medal.

What is the motto of 2014 Commonwealth Games?

People, Place, Passion
2—The motto of Commonwealth Games 2014 is People, Place, Passion. Scotland hosts its largest multi-event sport in the country.

Which medal was won by the Indian hockey men’s team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games?

Australia defeated India in the final to take their fifth consecutive gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, whilst England defeated New Zealand on penalties in the bronze medal match….Hockey at the 2014 Commonwealth Games – Men’s tournament.

Tournament details
Teams 10
Venue(s) Glasgow National Hockey Centre
Final positions
Champions Australia (5th title)

Who held the 2014 Commonwealth Games?

Glasgow you were pure, dead brilliant. The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will be remembered as one of most successful Games ever. 71 nations and territories competed in 17 sports over 11 days, 23 July to 4 August.

Who has won the maximum medal in Commonwealth Games 2014?

England led the medal table for the first time since 1986, winning 58 golds and 174 medals overall. Australia came second, after leading the medal table for the last six consecutive games, while Canada came third.

What do you call a track runner?

In the context of the sport of track, the word runner refers to one of the contestants in a race (less commonly called a racer). There are different kinds of runners depending on the kind of race, including sprinters, long distance runners, marathoners, and cross-country runners.