Over 8,000 drummers and acrobats performed at the Delhi 2010 Opening Ceremony.
Delhi 2010 was the first occasion that Flower of Scotland was used as Scotland’s national anthem and swimmer Robbie Renwick was the first gold medallist to stand on the podium and hear it played.
With two gold, one silver and one bronze in the shooting events Jonathan Hammond became Scotland’s best performing athlete in any sport at a single Games and was chosen to carry the flag for Scotland at the Closing Ceremony.
No Medallists: 28 team members won a total of 26 medals in seven sports. There were 10 gold medallists, including two double gold medallists – Jonathan Hammond and Jennifer (Jen) McIntosh.
Top Athlete: Team Scotland’s top athlete at Delhi 2010 was Shooting’s Jonathan Hammond who won four medals. With two gold, one silver and one bronze he became Scotland’s best performing athlete in any sport at a single Games.
Top Female: With two gold and one bronze medal, shooter Jen McIntosh was Team Scotland’s most successful female athlete at the Delhi 2010 Games. Her medal tally also made her Scotland’s most successful female athlete in any sport at a single Games.
Top Sport: Shooting was Team Scotland’s most successful sport winning nine medals – 4 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze. This is the most medals shooting has ever won.
First Games: 19 of the 28 medallists were competing in their first Commonwealth Games.
Repeat Medallists: Four athletes were repeat medallists – Robbie Renwick, Neil Stirton, Andy Hunter and David Carry.
Youth Games: Six medallists previously won medals for Scotland at the Commonwealth Youth Games, demonstrating the importance of this event as a development opportunity – Peter Kirkbride, Robbie Renwick, Jennifer McIntosh, Kay Copland, Andrew Hunter and Hannah Miley.