Commonwealth Games Begins in Australia

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Twenty First Commonwealth Games begin today in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Athletes from seventy one, 71, Commonwealth Nations are participating in two hundred and seventy five, 275, sporting events, which will end on the fifteenth of this month.

Nigeria will be taking part in nine sports, which are, Artistic Gymnastics, Athletics, Basketball, Boxing and Para Power lifting.

Others include, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Table Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, Nigeria was ranked eighth on the medals table after winning thirty six medals.

 

Olaolu Fawole

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