The 2010 Commonwealth Games is the 19th Commonwealth Games, and the ninth to be held under that name. The Games were held in Delhi, India, from 3 to 14 October 2010, and are the largest multi-sport event conducted to date in Delhi and India, which hosted the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982.
South Africa’s Medal Standing~
South Africa took home 12 Gold Medals, 10 Silver and 13 Bronze
Natalie du Toit won her third gold medal of the Games when she recorded a dominating victory in the women’s S9 100 metres butterfly on Saturday. It was the last event of her Commonwealth Games career.
The Nigerian sprinter awarded a gold medal in the women’s 100 metres final at the Commonwealth Games after Australia’s Sally Pearson was disqualified has tested positive for a banned substance. (http://www.vanguardngr.com/2010/10/osayomi-on-hunger-strike/)
Osayomi Oludamola ran 11.32 to finish second to Pearson before the Australian was disqualified for a false start.
Well done to all the athletes that SASCO chose to go , you have done us proud! Now to prepare for The 2012 Olympics in London.