Glasgow, Scotland 2014

The XX (20th) Commonwealth Games were held in Glasgow, Scotland, between July 23 to August 3, 2014. 6,500 athletes from 71 countries competed in 17 sports over 11 days. It was the third time the Commonwealth Games have been held in Scotland, previous events were held in Edinburgh in 1970 and 1986.

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