Pictures make Glasgow: our pick of the stand-out Commonwealth Games moments

People make Glasgow - this we know. But which images taken throughout the course of the Commonwealth Games show best the range of emotions experienced by athletes and spectators alike?

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  • Hannah Miley wins Gold at the Womens 400m Medley. Image: Nick Ponty
    Hannah Miley wins Gold at the Womens 400m Medley. Image: Nick Ponty
  • The red arrows fly over Glasgow Green during the opening ceremony at Celtic Park. Image: Martin Shields
  • Nessie at the Opening Ceremony. Image: Jamie Simpson
  • John Barrowman at the Opening Ceremony. Image: Jamie Simpson
  • Ross Murdoch wins gold for Scotland at the Mens 200m Breaststroke. Image: Nick Ponty
  • The sunshine girls of Jamaica celebrate their Bronze medal win. Image: Christian Cooksey
  • Team Scotland boxer Charlie Flynn celebrates winning Gold in the men's light (60kg). Image: Colin Mearns
  • A competitor in the pole vault at Hampden. Image: Jamie Simpson
  • Lyndsey Sharp wins Bronze in the Womens 800m Final. Image: Nick Ponty
  • Mens 10000m Final. Image: Nicky Ponty
  • Scotland's Frank Baines misses out on a medal on the horizontal bar. Image: Julie Howden
  • England's Nicola Adams celebrates winning the Womens Fly 48-51kg Boxing. Image: Nick Ponty
  • 2nd place Kenya's Florence Kiplagat falls across the line in the Womens 10000m Final. Image: Nick Ponty
  • Scotland's Jen McIntosh wins Silver in the Womens 50m Rifle 3 Positions Final. Image: Stewart Attwood
  • Paul Foster (left) and Alex Marshall win Gold for Lawn Bowls. Image: Colin Mearns
  • Neil Fachie (left) and Craig MacLean (right) win Gold in the Men's Para-Sport 1000m Time Trial. Image: Jamie Simpson
  • Lulu performs on stage at Hampden Park's Closing Ceremony. Image: Colin Mearns
  • Scotland's Erraid Davies reacts after winning bronze in the women's para-sport 100m breastroke

Our Herald & Times staff photographers were pool-side, track-side and everywhere else in between to capture the glory, the disappointment and the sheer essence of Glasgow over the 12 days.

Here are our top 20 images of the Commonwealth Games.

Have we missed any? Let us know your stand-out moments by leaving a comment below.


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