Glasgow 2014's 10 most memorable moments

The Commonwealth Games has provided many moments that will live long in the memory for competitors and the watching audience alike. Here, we look back on 10 to savour.

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Friday, July 25 (cycling) - There was a first taste of Scottish gold in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome as partially sighted Neil Fachie and pilot Craig MacLean won the 1,000 metres time trial B2 tandem. After powering to victory in front of a capacity crowd including Hoy and comedian Billy Connolly, Fachie unfurled a Saltire and held it aloft - seemingly hoisting it in the direction of the man who leant the Velodrome its name, with Hoy clapping his approval from a TV gantry.

Friday, July 25 (swimming) - Edinburgh's Dan Wallace demonstrated his Braveheart spirit as he roared to victory in the 400m individual medley at Tollcross. The 21-year-old bellowed 'for freedom!' after touching home to claim Scotland's third pool gold of Glasgow 2014.

Sunday, July 27 (athletics) - Solomon Islands teenager Rosefelo Siosi was lapped three times and crossed the line in 16mins 55.33secs - more than one and a half minutes behind the second-last finisher in the 5,000m final and more than three and a half adrift of the winner - but left Hampden a hero, with a new national record and the cheers of a packed crowd ringing in his ears.

Sunday, July 27 (swimming) - Thirteen-year-old Erraid Davies became an instant favourite when she won bronze in the para-sport 100m breaststroke. The Shetland Islands schoolgirl with a beaming smile had kept the fact she was spending her summer holidays in Glasgow a secret from her friends.

Wednesday, July 30 (weightlifting) - David Katoatau won Kiribati's first Commonwealth Games medal - a gold, no less - and a legion of new fans in the men's 105kg event. The 30-year-old celebrated a nonchalant clean-and-jerk success at 194kg with a little jig before swiftly returning to lift a bar of 200kg, which prompted a more elaborate dance, a grin from ear to ear and a kiss of the badge on his vest.

Thursday, July 31 (gymnastics) - Scotland's Dan Keatings produced a stunning routine to win the pommel horse final, ahead of returning England's triple Glasgow gold medallist Max Whitlock and the returning Louis Smith. The victory was particularly sweet for Keatings, who had battled back from a series of injury setbacks after missing out on selection for London 2012.

Friday, August 1 (athletics) - Lynsey Sharp was roared to the line en route to a richly deserved 800m silver. The 24-year-old, who had been ill overnight and in hospital until 0530 with a drip in her arm, produced a wonderful surge down the home straight to earn Scotland's second silver in as many nights following Eilidh Child's second-place in the 400m hurdles.

Saturday, August 2 (boxing) - Nicola Adams added a Commonwealth title to her Olympic crown with a split-decision flyweight triumph over Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh, jumping onto the corner ropes in jubilation after the verdict was announced at the SSE Hydro.

Saturday, August 2 (boxing) - Motherwell mailman Charlie Flynn delivered lightweight gold for Scotland at the Hydro by outpointing Northern Ireland teenager Joe Fitzpatrick - a win which left the 20-year-old "buzzing like a jar of wasps", before fighting back the tears while bellowing out an emotional rendition of Flower of Scotland.

Saturday, August 2 (athletics) - After a week of controversy and speculation following alleged disparaging comments about Glasgow - denied by the man himself - it was very much business as usual when Usain Bolt took to the track. Having safely negotiated the heats on Friday night, he needed barely nine seconds to land his first Commonwealth gold, anchoring Jamaica to 4x100m glory at Hampden in a Games record of 37.58secs.

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