Monday, August 4, 2014

commonwealth games

The Commonwealth Games are a  sporting event that are every four years. Only    commonwealth countries compete in the event there a 53 countries competing. Each countries select their top athletes to travel to glaze glow scotland. The athletes are representing their countries for them to win. I'm supporting

New Zealand we have 14 gold medals at the moment valerie adams won the shot put she got a gold medals. All our medals together is 43 and England has 58 gold medal altogether they have 174 medals. I hope we win the commonwealth games.

Although there are 53 members of the Commonwealth nations , 71 participate in the commonwealth games , as a number of dependent territories compete under their flag. The four home nations of the United-Kingdom England , New Zealand, scotland , Wales , and North  lreland-also send separate teams.

Only six teams have attended every Commonwealth Games : Australia , canada , England , New Zealand, Scotland , and Wales. Australia has been the highest achieving team for twelve games, England for seven, and Canada for one.  



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