Glasgow 2014 was the third time the Games had been held in Scotland. The Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh, which hosted the Diving competition, is the only venue to be used for three Commonwealth Games.
Glasgow 2014 was Team Scotland’s best Commonwealth Games performance ever with 53 medals – 19 gold, 15 silver and 19 bronze.
No Medallists: 63 team members won a total of 53 medals across nine sports. There were 22 gold medallists, including four double gold medallists – Paul Foster, Alex Marshall, Neil Fachie and Craig MacLean.
Top Male: In addition to the four double gold medallists, both swimmer Dan Wallace and gymnast Dan Keatings claimed three medals – one gold and two silver.
Top Female: Jen McIntosh took a silver in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions and bronze in the 50m Rifle Prone to being her overall tally to five Commonwealth Games medals, becoming Team Scotland’s most decorated female athlete of all-time. With a gold and a bronze, swimmer Hannah Miley was Scotland top female athlete at Glasgow 2014.
Top Sport: Judo was the team’s most successful sport winning thirteen medals from 14 athletes (six gold, two silver, five bronze). This performance made Judo Scotland’s most successful Commonwealth Games sport of all time at a single Games.
First Games: 34 of the 63 medallists were competing in their first Commonwealth Games.
Repeat Medallists: 13 athletes were repeat medallists – Hannah Miley, Jen McIntosh, Paul Foster, Alex Marshall, Josh Taylor, Sarah Clark, Craig MacLean, Michael Jamieson, Robbie Renwick, Eilidh Doyle, Adam Cox, Angus McLeod and Ian Shaw.
Youth Games: 37 team members had previously competed for Scotland at the Commonwealth Youth Games, demonstrating the importance of this event.