Records from the Commonwealth Games [Infographic]


The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of nations. The games 1st took place in 1930 and have taken place every 4 years since then besides 1942 and 1946 which were cancelled because of World War 2. Over the decades there have been many records set including a number of World Records.

There are a wide range of different sports which are approved by the Commonwealth Games Federation and some of the main categories are mens running, womens running, high jump, pole vault, throwing events, long jump and triple jump.

This years Commonwealth Games have taken place in Glasgow and because the signage company called IVC Signs are the official signage supplier for the games they have put together this handy infographic which displays the records that have been set since the event began.

The infographic portrays fun illustrations for the sport being discussed and gives details about who set each record, the record, the year it was set and the stadium where it was set.

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Infographic by IVC Signs

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Australia and Scotland Compete for Ugliest Uniform at Commonwealth Games




There is a 2014 Commonwealth Games battle going down, and it has nothing to do with sporting prowess.

This high-stakes showdown is between host nation Scotland and team Australia.

Though Australia’s uniform was bad, check out Scotland’s. Looks like it’s a race for the ugliest uniform#ComwGames

— Get Fit and Healthy (@GFandH_now) July 8, 2014

It began when this happened to Scotland:

This Commonwealth Games uniform is the reason why Scotland they should not be allowed to make any more own

— maniaCAL ROSCOW (@calroscow) July 8, 2014 Read more…

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