By the time of the 1986 Commonwealth Games I’d been to the Olympics and won a European championships medal and this was almost a good practice for the Olympics coming up, but I still waned to do well at these Games themselves.
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It was a tremendously exciting week of racing in Birmingham at the Commonwealth Games, which generated a fantastic atmosphere in the sparkly new Sandwell Aquatic centre. On this review podcast, Steve and Katie consider events in the pool from the dominance of Ben Proud to the extensive medal winning exploits of Tom Dean and much more.
The relays have always produced some memorable moments at the Commonwealth Games and 2022 promises to be no less dramatic with a number of epic showdowns in prospect. Here’s how events might go down in Birmingham
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To say that the difference between Hannah Miley’s experiences at the Commonwealth Games of 2010 and 2014 is huge is not an understatement. While the former brought with it the challenges of the environment, the latter imposed a whole different set of pressures. Here she describes facing two very different challenges.
The Commonwealth Games in 1982 were my first senior international and I was very grateful to be selected. You are never quite sure if the selectors are going to add you or not, but as a 17 year old kid from Liverpool, getting the chance to travel to Brisbane was just … Continue Reading→