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1982 Commonwealth Games Clean and Jerk

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Weight Lifting

Australian Dean Lukin in the 110kg+ weight lifting class winning the clean and jerk competition at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Australia. This footage shows him lifting 221 kg (487.2 lbs), a new Commonwealth Games record.

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1974 Commonwealth Games 1500m Final

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Athletics

The last couple of laps of the men’s 1500m at the 1974 Commonwealth Games held in Christchurch New Zealand. This has to be one of the greatest 1500 metre races of all time. Filbert Bayi of Tanzania raced to the front and took it to the rest of the field. He held on to win in a time of 3:32.2 – a new world record by almost a full second. Local boy John Walker was happy with his second place, also beating the previous world record.

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1986 Commonwealth Games 800m Steve Cram

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Athletics

A dominating performance by English runner Steve Cram at the 1986 Commonwealth Games 800m men held in Edinburgh, Scotland. His winning time was 1:42.22, a new Commonwealth Games record and and as the commentator said, it was the fastest time of the year to that point.

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Netball Highlights 2006 Commonwealth Games

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Netball

Interesting view of some highlights from the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games netball tournament. No commentary, just the sports of sport – makes you feel like you are there. In the final, the world champion’s New Zealand defeated the reigning Commonwealth Games champion Australia 60 to 55.

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