Glasgow 2014

Glasgow 2014The Commonwealth Games were first held in 1930. Often referred to as the “Friendly Games”, this unique, world-class, multi-sports event is the third largest multi-sport event in the world. British Virgin Islands has attended seven Commonwealth Games since 1990.

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will attract some of the world’s top athletes, challenge them mentally and physically, and keep us all on the edge of our seats.

There are a total of 17 sports and 261 medal events that will be contested at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

The official logo for the 2014 Commonwealth Games was unveiled on Commonwealth Day, 8 March 2010. It was inspired by three factors: time, data and measurement. The rings are proportioned to represent the 20th Commonwealth Games, across 17 sports, over 11 days in 1 city.

In 2014, the XX Commonwealth Games will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom from July 23 to August 3, 2014. The British Virgin Islands will be sending eight athletes to represent the territory across three different sports – Athletics, Squash, and Swimming.

To learn more about the XX Commonwealth Games, please visit the official website.