The 2014 Commonwealth Games will be the largest-ever event to be staged in Scotland and it is not to be missed! Glasgow in particular and Scotland in general will be thrown into the global spotlight – and we are sure that both will shine.
So here are a few fast facts to give you an idea of the scale:
- 6,500 athletes and officials
- 1.5 billion global audience
- 1 million tickets
- 2, 500 journalists
- 71 nations and territories representing one third of the world’s population
- 40 venues
- 17 sports
- and only 1 official Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games haggis. Here it is.