Report Shows Glasgow 2014 Gaining Extra Public Support

May 29, 2013

A report produced by the Glasgow 2014 Games Partners showed that the public’s desire to be involved in the Commonwealth Games is growing.

The report was given a ‘very positive’ Coordination Commission review by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF).

During a three-day visit last month, discount the Commission, impotent chaired by CGF Vice President Bruce Robertson of Canada, prostate scrutinised all aspects of the Games and found that Glasgow 2014 is successfully making the transition from planning to delivery mode.

Glasgow 2014 Chief Executive, David Grevemberg, said: “Over the past six months, we have continued our progress toward delivering an outstanding Commonwealth Games in Glasgow during 2014 now passing both the 600 and 500 days to go milestones.

“In terms of benefiting from the Games, the legacy for Glasgow and Scotland is a powerful one with Sport Your Trainers again bringing youngsters into the heart of the Games while children were also central to our Unicef announcement.”

“As well as the launch of the QBR international route, the past six months has seen people contributing to the Games with an astonishing 50,811 applications to become one of our Games Time volunteers with the interviews for around 15,000 places now underway and all conducted by pre-Games volunteers.”

Michael Cavanagh, Chairman of Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS), added: “It has been an exciting six months for everyone involved with Glasgow 2014 and plans for Team Scotland’s participation in the Games are going well with all key staff appointments now well underway.”

Glasgow 2014 starts on 23 July 2014 and end on 3 August.