STATS&FACTS

Athletics Weekly - - Commonwealth Games -

Games record: 17.86 Jonathan Ed­wards (ENG) 2002

De­fend­ing cham­pion: Khotso Mokoena (RSA) 17.20

Home na­tions in­ter­est: Nathan Fox, Nathan Dou­glas (ENG)

AW’s pre­dic­tion: 1 Clive Pullen (JAM); 2 Dou­glas (ENG); 3 Troy Doris (GUY)

Did you know? This was not ini­tially a pro­duc­tive event for the English with just one win in the first 10 Games, but they won seven out of eight golds be­tween 1978 and 2006, just miss­ing out by 2cm in 1990 through Jonathan Ed­wards.

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