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Friday, July 18, 2014

Glasgow XX Commonwealth Games 2014

Glasgow is one of the largest cities in the UK with modern culture, sports, forward-thinking, creativity and has a heart of heart and warm people. Commonwealth Games 2014 or Scottish Commonwealth Games will begin on July 23rd. The eyes of the whole world will be in Glasgow when hosting XX Commonwealth Games. Probably not as big as the Olympics, but stay afloat.

Starting from the Commonwealth Games

The United Kingdom is known as 'the empire where the sun never sets' to make sure people remember their inheritance. That is the reason the idea of ​​the Commonwealth Games began to materialize. There are 53 members of the Commonwealth, but 71 teams will participate in the Olympics as the British overseas territory, the Crown's dependence and the archipelago countries competing under their own banner. Commonwealth Games happen every four years.

History of Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games begin with a strong purpose, its help to improve goodwill and a good understanding of the United Kingdom. The first show "British Empire Games" was held in 1930 and 11 countries participated. The Second World War disrupted the four-year Olympic schedule. The game was then revived in 1950 and renamed four years later.

Where will this game be held this year?

This year, the Commonwealth Games will be held in Glasgow. This is the third time Scotland will host the Olympics, though for Glasgow, it will be their first Commonwealth Games. With 15 different places to host the Olympics, Glasgow is well prepared for this spectacle. The Athlete Village, the Barry Buddon Shooting Center, the Cathkin Braes Mountain Bike Trails, Celtic Park, Emirates Arena, Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome and the Glasgow Green Hockey Center are some of the places where more than 261 events will be held.

XX Commonwealth Games Event

This year's Glasgow XX Commonwealth Games will be the biggest multi-sport event Scotland has ever seen! A total of 17 sports will be played. Participants will win or lose medals for Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Cycling, Gymnastics, Hockey, Judo, Lawn Bowl, Netball, Rugby Sevens, Shooting, Squash, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

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