Canadian Olympic Team Official Website

Canadians relish Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

Canadians relish Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

By Janet Kwan

On Wednesday athletes representing 71 countries gathered to celebrate the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Canadians arrived early and were already showing their anticipation.

Trap shooting veteran Dr. Susan Nattrass, an eight-time Commonwealth Games medallist and six-time Olympian, carried the flag for Canada’s 265 athletes at the opening ceremony.

Competition begins Thursday and will continue through August 3.

And we are about to enter the stadium! Et on entre au stade! #Glasgowcanadago #cladinplaid #canadiantartan #Glasgow2014

A photo posted by Commonwealth Games Canada (@cgc_jcc) on

By Janet Kwan

Canadian Olympic ID

Feature Poll

Canada RunsSee All

[QUIZ] Coolest runnings: Olympic running trivia

Upcoming GamesSee All

2015 Toronto

2015 Toronto

Toronto was awarded the 2015 Pan American Games on November 6, 2009, defeating bids from Lima, Peru and Bogota, Colombia….


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 866 other followers

Get your free Olympic I.D.

Get your Olympic I.D. for early access to exclusive content, contests and email updates from your Canadian Olympic Team.