COMM GAMES HEROES IN DARWIN TODAY
TERRITORIANS have their chance to get up close with their Commonwealth Games heroes today as four gold medallists hit the Top End.
Gold medal heroes Dane Bird-Smith (athletics), Dan Repacholi (shooting), Laetisha Scanlan (shooting), and Harry Garside (boxing), will visit Darwin today.
The group will visit Royal Darwin Hospital in the morning before attending a public celebration commencing at midday at the Darwin Water- front. Australian athletes topped the medal total with 198 at the Gold Coast Games; 90 gold, 59 silver and 59 bronze, with many other athletes recording “personal bests” in their respective events.
Laetisha Scanlan, who will be in Darwin today, poses after winning gold in the Women's trap finals during the Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast