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?

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.