Sports

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The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games was Scotland’s biggest ever multi-sport event and had more events and Para-Sport medals than any other Commonwealth Games.

The final sports programme consisted of events held across 17 sports and 11 days of competition and featured additional highlights including:

  • the biggest-ever number of Para-Sports medals in Commonwealth Games history - 22 medal events in total

  • an innovative new triathlon mixed relay event

  • the first Para-Sport cycling (track) event

  • additional participation and medal opportunities for female athletes in shooting.

Aquatics

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Two aquatic disciplines will feature on the Glasgow 2014 sports programme - Swimming and Diving.

Athletics

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The Athletics disciplines of Track, Field and Marathon will feature across seven days of competition.

Badminton

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Badminton, one of the fastest racquet sports in the world, will feature on all 11 days of the Games.

Boxing

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Glasgow 2014 is the first time that women’s Boxing will be included at a Commonwealth Games.

Cycling

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Glasgow 2014 showcases Mountain Bike, Road and Track, including four Para-Sport cycling events.

Gymnastics

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Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics will feature over five days, with grace, flexibility and strength on display.

Hockey

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Hockey is an immensely popular Commonwealth sport, with 10 nations entering both men's and women's teams.

Judo

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The Judo competition will see male and female athletes compete for 14 gold medals in seven weight categories.

Lawn bowls

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Lawn Bowls offers the most diverse group of athletes, from all age groups and backgrounds.

Netball

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A single gold medal and 12 competing nations, Netball is the only female-only sport in the Games.

Rugby Sevens

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42 games will be contested across two days of competition at Ibrox Stadium, as 16 teams strive for one gold.

Shooting

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Shooting combines concentration, skill and nerve in all four disciplines - Clay Target, Full Bore, Small Bore and Pistol.

Squash

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Squash is an energetic racquet sport requiring extreme fitness, and a deft touch for precise ball placement.

Table Tennis

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Table Tennis requires accuracy and speed, with split-second reactions needed to keep the ball in play.

Triathlon

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Combining swimming, cycling and running – Triathlon requires overall fitness, skill and endurance.

Weightlifting

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Weightlifting requires gravity-defying strength from male and female athletes within 15 body-weight categories.

Wrestling

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Wrestling is a combat sport for both male and female athletes involving a range of grapples, holds, throws and pins.

Para-Sports

22 Para-Sport medal events