About Bendigo 2004
The second Commonwealth Youth Games were awarded to Bendigo, located in the geographic heart of the southern Australian State of Victoria, 150km north west of the state capital, Melbourne. The City of Greater Bendigo boasts excellent sporting facilities and has a long tradition of hosting and supporting sporting events.
Scotland sent a team of 69 athletes to compete in nine of the 10 sports on the programme. They won a total of 52 medals including 12 gold to finish fourth on the medal table behind Australia, England and South Africa.
- No. Sports 25
- No. Countries 25
- No. Athletes 980
- Gold Medals Awarded 146
Team Scotland’s Bendigo 2004 Medal Count:View Medallists
- Total: 52
Did You Know?
The mascot for the Bendigo 2004 Youth Games was Ausca the Sugar Glider. A sugar glider is a small nocturnal possum that can glide up to 90m between tree canopies and is commonly found in the Bendigo area.