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1970 British Commonwealth Games


1970 Commonwealth Games athletics highlights


5000m:1970 Commonwealth Games,Edinburgh


Don Quarrie 100m 1970 Commonwealth Games,Edinburgh


1970 British Commonwealth Games


Raelene Boyle:100m. 1970 Commonwealth Games,Edinburgh

The 1970 British Commonwealth Games were held in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 16 July to 25 July 1970. This was the first time the name British Commonwealth Games was adopted, the first time metric units rather than imperial units were used in all events, and also the first time the games were held in Scotland. Also, these games saw the first unique Games trademark logo: an emblem showing the Games emblem intertwined with a St Andrews Cross and a thistle. They were followed by the 1970 Commonwealth Paraplegic Games for wheelchair athletes.
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