COMM GAMES HE­ROES IN DAR­WIN TO­DAY

Sunday Territorian - - FRONT PAGE -

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.

Pic­ture: SCOTT BAR­BOUR

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

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